http://www.usccb.org/nab/082905.htm Herod feared John, knowing him to be a righteous and holy man, and kept him in custody. I wonder if we would have any martyrs in the Church at all if it were not for fear. Today we celebrate — yes, celebrate — the beheading of St. John the Baptist. Like all martyr’s feasts,… Continue reading Fear: The Beheading of John the Baptist
http://www.usccb.org/nab/082805.htm O God, you are my God whom I seek; for you my flesh pines and my soul thirsts like the earth, parched, lifeless and without water. Thus have I gazed toward you in the sanctuary to see your power and your glory, for your kindness is a greater good than life; my lips shall… Continue reading 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
I don’t plan on this blog having a lot of political stuff in it. But today I’m making an exception. I went to Wal-Mart today to pick up the stuff I need to go back to school. Usually a trip like this costs me $80ish. Today’s tab: $105 … and our friends at Wal-Mart didn’t… Continue reading Thank you, President Bush
On the other hand, this scares the hell out of me. Pat Robertson encouraging the assassination of anyone seems a little out of place for a religious leader. We don’t have to condone Chavez’s politics or actions, but calling for assassination is unconscienable: From the August 22 broadcast of The 700 Club: ROBERTSON: There was… Continue reading Who Would Jesus Assassinate?
This is pretty funny. Not that I’m for scientific theories that exclude God’s work in the world, mind you. But I think even God would find some of this stuff humorous.