Monthly Archives: May 2011

Feast of the Visitation

Today as I was browsing on the Feast of the Visitation, I came across the blog of Deacon Mike Talbot of nearby Abita Springs.  He has posted on the feast and includes a sermon from the Venerable Bede.  Here’s an … Continue reading

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Back from vacation

If you’ve been missing the daily blog updates, I just wanted to let everyone know that I am now back from vacation and will be posting again.  Hope that we have a great summer together.

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“I Came Into the World as Light”

In today’s Gospel, Jesus says “I came into the world as light, so that everyone who believes in me might not remain in darkness.” Light is a fairly constant symbol in the Gospel of John. 1 In the beginning was … Continue reading

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Meditation from “Word Among Us” on John 10:22-30

Today’s Gospel reading was from John 10:22-30.  Here is the meditation from Word Among Us: Jesus’ Jewish interlocutors sounded frustrated. “How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the Messiah, tell us plainly.”Jesus, too, seemed to have … Continue reading

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The Shortest Chapter in the Bible

Today’s responsorial Psalm is Psalm 117, which, if I’m not mistaken, is the shortest chapter in the entire Bible: R. (Mark 16:15) Go out to all the world and tell the Good News. or: R. Alleluia. Praise the LORD, all … Continue reading

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A Passage Where Textual Traditions Matter

It is never my intention to get too technical on this church blog.  But, in today’s first reading from Acts, there is an important technical point.  If you have a New American Bible, look at verse 37 of Acts 8 … Continue reading

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RCIA Audio – 05/01

I almost forgot to post this audio.  This is a recording on the talk I gave on the resurrection to the RCIA group.  I gave a similar talk in the Sunday School group, but I think this is a condensed … Continue reading

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