Tag Archives: Luke

The Irony of “The Lord’s Day”

It’s ironic that we call Sunday “the Lord’s Day” considering what Joel says about the day of the Lord in today’s lectionary reading:   2:1    Blow the trumpet in Zion; sound the alarm on my holy mountain! Let all … Continue reading

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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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In the breaking of the bread – “The faithful know what I’m talking about”

Well, I had a brief hiatus from posting over Easter.  I hope you had a blessed Holy Week.  In today’s gospel reading, we find a familiar passage.  Two disciples are walking with Jesus after his ressurection and recognize him only … Continue reading

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The Lord coming to His temple – A fearful thought

We may try to read today’s gospel as a pleasant family anecdote; however, we should probably think otherwise.  In the gospel reading, Jesus visits the temple as a young child. This is the only story we get about Jesus as … Continue reading

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