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Monthly Archives: October 2013
God of Life, Lead us to justice and peace This is the theme of the 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches, gathering this week in Busan, Korea. In this brief video, a number of participants, both clergy and … Continue reading
I was struck by this passage from our first reading from the book of Sirach today: The one who serves God willingly is heard; his petition reaches the heavens. The prayer of the lowly pierces the clouds; it does not … Continue reading
He was a cradle Lutheran, divorced from a Jewish woman whom he had civilly married; she was a Catholic who had converted from Lutheranism, along with her mother, because they’d wanted to receive communion more often. In order for them … Continue reading
I loved today’s first reading from Exodus 17. When Moses has his hands lifted up to God, Israel prevails; when he lets his hands rest, Amalek prevails. So what does he do? Well, actually, the question is, what do Aaron … Continue reading
Happy 33rd birthday to the Interfaith Library at Wilde Lake! It is a product of the local ecumenical partnerships in Columbia, MD. The library is located in the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center, and is open on Sunday mornings from 9 … Continue reading
Although this recording of Sr. Janet Mead’s rock mass setting of the Lord’s Prayer made the top 10 in 1974 and became a gold record, I don’t believe I ever heard it on the radio. I learned it when I … Continue reading
in the Alexandrian tradition of biblical exegesis … every Old Testament narrative (historia) is expected to have a corresponding Christian allegorical meaning (theōria). – Richard Bauckham, writing about the The Bride of God or the Lost Gospel of Joseph and … Continue reading
In response to Francis’ recently published interview with an atheist, Germaine Grisez had some startling criticism: I’m afraid that Pope Francis has failed to consider carefully enough the likely consequences of letting loose with his thoughts in a world that … Continue reading
Almighty and eternal God, who in the Pope, Blessed John XXIII, gave to the whole world the shining example of a good shepherd, grant that, through his intercession, we may with joy spread abroad the fullness of Christian charity. Through … Continue reading