Monthly Archives: September 2010

Love – An interesting exercise

Today’s first reading contains the “love chapter” in 1 Corinthians 13.  I’m not sure why, but for some reason this little exercise has always stuck with me.  Someone once told me that it’s a good exercise to stick your own … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget MAT I – Journey Through Scripture

Don’t forget we’re having a Ministry and Theology class entitled “Journey Through Scripture” this week at Holy Ghost.  It’s on Saturday 09/18 from 8:30-4:30 in the Holy Ghost School conference room.  There’s still time to sign up if you’d like … Continue reading

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The Son of Man must be lifted up

And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, so that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life. Today is the Feast of the Exaltation of the … Continue reading

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Art thou making a remembrance of Christ, and despisest thou the poor and tremblest not?

You may have noticed that I quote St. John Chrysostom a lot.  But, today it is highly appropriate since it is his feast day.  Here is a stinging excerpt from his homily on 1 Corinthians 11, which is today’s first … Continue reading

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Psalm 84 – “Better is One Day”

Here’s a bit of Friday music for you.  The responsive reading for today is from Psalm 84.  This Psalm has made it’s way into contemporary music in the song “Better is One Day.”  Give it a listen and meditate for … Continue reading

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How God speaks through mundane things

There is a lot of material to talk about in today’s lectionary readings from Micah 5 and Matthew 1; however, something struck me once again today that I often forget about.  I realize that this is not the main focus … Continue reading

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Chrysostom on judgment

Today’s first reading is 1 Corinthians 4.1-5.  It deals with judgment, which is a difficult concept to get our minds around.  In scripture, we are indeed told not to judge; however, at the same, time we are also instructed to … Continue reading

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