Ordinary Time

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August 19, 2018 – Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Have you ever sent a message to someone hastily, only to realize later that it wasn’t what you really meant to say?  I think it’s happened to just about everyone.  Especially in today’s day and age, with the oh-so-fickle invention we call AutoCorrect.  If you don’t know, AutoCorrect is a software feature that is supposed […]

July 29, 2018 – Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Here in the Catholic Church, we like to celebrate anniversaries—wedding anniversaries, ordination anniversaries, birthdays, dedication days of churches, and all the perennial saint days.  And sometimes we also celebrate the anniversaries of documents.  That’s right, even paperwork has a birthday party.  Now, admit it, this is not the strangest thing we Catholics do.  You can […]

June 10, 2018 – Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)

    In our second reading today, St. Paul breaks into perhaps his most sublime enunciation of the human condition and the glory for which we are destined.  He says that our momentary afflictions are producing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison.  So, in order to expound on this idea, I will be […]

    November 5, 2017 – 31st Sunday of Ordinary Time (A)

    Practice what you preach.  It’s one of those Biblical phrases that has worked its way into our language and culture, and we repeat it, whether or not we realize where it came from.  Although it’s a slight reworking of Jesus’ exact words, it’s undeniable that the phrase comes from this gospel that we have just […]