The Second Sunday of Advent

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Today’s readings Today’s Gospel reading is very interesting, I think. The beginning of the passage names important people at that particular time in Israel: Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate, Herod, Philip and Lysanias, and also the high priests: Annas and Caiaphas. Finally it … Continued

Friday of the First Week of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings “We have never seen anything like this.” That statement, from today’s Gospel reading, can be taken in a at least a couple of different ways.  It could be an expression of amazement: the people were seeing something new … Continued

Saturday of the Thirteenth Week of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings There’s an old saying, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”  And that’s fine, as far as it goes.  But the danger is that sometimes we get so attached to that principle that we fail to recognize when … Continued