Thursday of the Seventeenth Week of Ordinary Time

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Today’s readings The Israelites wandering in the desert would seem to have had the spiritual life easy. How could they possibly miss God’s presence? There was a cloud to lead them to the Lord by day, and fire by night. … Continued

Seventeenth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Today’s readings The Bread of Life Discourse: an outline Bishop Kaffer used to say that every celebration of the Eucharist was a greater creative act than the creation of the universe.  Now I think greater theological minds than mine would … Continued

Friday of the Sixteenth Week of Ordinary Time

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Today’s readings Maybe you remember memorizing the Ten Commandments as a child.  I do.  I sometimes think that memorizing things is a lost art.  Certainly memorizing things like the Ten Commandments doesn’t happen as much as it used to, and … Continued