Monthly Archives: August 2015

Apostles of the Lamb

Why didn’t God complete creation in the beginning?  Why does he desire that we be co-creators with him?  Certainly God did not need us humans to finish his handiwork.  Yet he loved us so much that even from the beginning … Continue reading

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One Flesh

Some people mistakenly believe that Saint Paul considered women to be second-class partners in marriage, usually pointing to his statement that wives should be submissive to their husbands.  What is forgotten, however, is that Paul teaches that husbands must love their … Continue reading

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The Queenship of Mary

Today we celebrate the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  She is mother to us all and Queen of Heaven.  Hear and pray her Litany.   +5

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Pharisees and Sadducees

In the gospels Jesus frequently has disagreements with the Pharisees, and less frequently the Sadducees.  In many cases, people lump the two groups into one category without understanding that these two ruling groups in the time of Jesus were very, … Continue reading

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Ears Open to Obedience

What is the secret of living a holy life?  Consider what the psalmist tells us in today’s passage from Psalm 40. Blessed the man who makes the LORD his trust; who turns not to idolatry or to those who stray … Continue reading

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The First Will Be Last

Sometimes we find that we have become satisfied with how much we have done to spread the good news.  We think that our efforts have earned ourselves a special place in God’s kingdom. Let’s be honest.  We also sometimes think … Continue reading

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Divorced and Civilly Remarried

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