This episode of the podcast brings us Joseph Gordon of Johnson University. He was visiting Saint Leo University to speak about Henri de Lubac and his use of scripture in resistance to the Nazis. In […]
Can Anyone Withhold?
I suggest we think of those groups whom (some of) the leadership of the Church appears to consider – and most importantly, acts as if they are – outside of God’s favor, outside of receiving […]
Synoptic So What?
DIFFERENCE In Tuesday’s Vacation Bible School post, Amanda Osheim gave […]
On Monday my Facebook feed revealed that a friendly acquaintance has an article coming out in a prestigious academic journal. While I wish my first thoughts had been, “Oh good, some new take on the […]
Holy Thursday: Remembering Judaism in a Christian World
This evening will mark the official beginning of the Easter Triduum in the Catholic Church. The Triduum begins the evening of Holy/Maundy Thursday, extends through Good Friday, and ends on the evening of Easter Sunday. […]
Two Lonely Pregnant Women Rejoicing…A Reflection for the Third Sunday of Advent
Joy, hope, spirit, and suspense are all themes of this Sunday’s readings. While any one pastor or reader may gather various meanings from a single set of scripture, I offer today my personal take on […]
Reflection on the readings for the Second Sunday of Advent Last week’s readings for the First Sunday of Advent began the Catholic liturgical year with a jarring warning to stay awake and be vigilant, for […]
Translation is everything
I love to translate. Now, I don’t mean hopping to google translate or employing the latest browser add-on to translate entire webpages. These tools can be helpful and, to a degree, they translate the words […]
Our Work and Wages
Reflection on the readings for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time “’Why do you stand here idle all day?’ They answered, ‘Because no one has hired us.’ He said to them, ‘You too go into […]
Re-imagining in Stained Glass
I’ve been spending my 4th of July weekend with family in Sarasota, providing me a nice opportunity to visit new churches. This past Sunday, I went to mass at St. Patrick’s, which from what I […]
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