Monthly Archives: September 2010

A message from God, flagged as “urgent”

Homily on the readings for Sept. 30, Memorial of St. Jerome, Thursday of the XXVI week in OT, year II “I believe that I shall see the good things of the Lord in the land of the living.” “The Kingdom … Continue reading

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Feast of the Archangels

Homily for the readings of Sept. 29, Feast of the Archangels Michael, Rafael and Gabriel The existence of the angels is probably one of the most well-known and yet misunderstood Christian beliefs. In our culture, angels are everywhere, from interior … Continue reading

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Daniel Mitsui’s art

For some really fantastic modern iconography in continuity with the traditions of medieval European art and Asian art as well, check out Daniel Mitsui’s web page. Prints are not cheap, but the prices look reasonable for limited edition signed prints. … Continue reading

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Pantocrator

Pantocrator Originally uploaded by Deacon Lawrence Deacon Lawrence has some fantastic artwork in his portfolio, in my opinion. It’s not all quite my style, but a lot of it is, and there’s no denying that he has tremendous talent! I’m … Continue reading

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When everything goes wrong

Homily on the readings for Sept. 28, Tuesday of the XXVI week in OT, year II There are times in our lives when it seems things just couldn’t be worse. Job, in the first reading today, was having one of … Continue reading

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Living “The Commandment”

Homily on the readings for Sept. 26, XXVI Sunday in Ordinary Time, year C Jesus tells us that the greatest commandment is to love God above all things, and our neighbor as ourself; we will keep all the other commandments … Continue reading

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Without Christ, our life on earth is futile

Homily on the readings for September 24, Friday of the XXV week in OT Without Christ, our life on earth is futile. The first readings for today and yesterday emphasize the fact that everything in life comes and goes; nothing … Continue reading

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Seeking spiritual prosperity

Homily for the readings of Sept. 22, Wednesday of the XXV week in OT, year II What role does material wealth play in the life of a Christian? According to the more radical Protestant preachers of the “Gospel of prosperity”, … Continue reading

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Conversion 101

Homily for the readings of Sept. 21, Feast of St. Matthew the Evangelist I was unable to write this homily down before Mass yesterday, because I was on a long trip to visit an elderly friend of mine who is … Continue reading

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Being good administrators

Homily for the readings of Sept. 19, XXV Sunday in Ordinary Time, year C Posted late due to a hectic weekend… God wills that all be saved and come to the knowledge of the truth – everyone, without exception or … Continue reading

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