Monthly Archives: August 2013

Sundæ Sermon Notes: 20th Sunday (OT)

The transitional deacon spoke today at his last Mass before leaving for Rome to finish his priestly formation. He linked all three readings to the theme of martyrdom. He said the virtue of charity is a sharing in the love … Continue reading

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Sundæ Sermon Notes: 19th Sunday (OT) / Clare of Assisi

The permanent deacon made reference to the recent Powerball excitement and contrasted the remote chance of hitting the lottery with the much more certain chance of gaining the Kingdom of Heaven by faith in action. He stressed the need for … Continue reading

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Litany of Humility

Something I found in a prayer book at Adoration this morning. O Jesus! meek and humble of heart, Hear me. From the desire of being esteemed, Deliver me, Jesus. From the desire of being loved… From the desire of being … Continue reading

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Sundæ Sermon Notes: 18th Sunday (OT)

A new Associate Pastor, a native of Nigeria, said his first Masses this weekend. He began by reminding us that there is a common thread running through the three readings. It is refreshing to hear a homilist who not only … Continue reading

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Find hex

The good Christian should beware of mathematicians, and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of … Continue reading

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Reverence

(Either she’s on the wrong knee, or the negative was put in the scanner backwards, but no matter…) Monsignor Charles Pope, of the Archdiocese of Washington (D.C.) offers a reflection on the descent of Moses from Sinai. Along the way, … Continue reading

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