The Fourteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings You are not in the flesh;on the contrary, you are in the spirit… Saint Paul’s letter to the Romans is really a masterpiece of Christian doctrine and discipleship.  If you haven’t read it in a while, or ever, … Continued

The Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Complete Reversal!

Today’s readings So what’s wrong with being rich, full and not hungry, laughing, and having people speak well of you?  After all, God told us to go forth and fill the earth and subdue it, so attaining riches is really … Continued

The Twenty-eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings Today’s gospel reading is a rather heartbreaking story, to be honest.  The rich young man is obviously a follower of the law and a religious man, because he is able to talk to Jesus about his observance of … Continued

The Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings Wow.  If ever there was a frightening Gospel reading, I think we just heard it!  All this talk about beating the menservants and the maidservants, and the hope of being beaten “only lightly.”  Yikes.  Even the whole notion of the Son of … Continued