Monthly Archive: August, 2011

Renewal of the Mind

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Yesterday I took an online test on the BBC website to determine whether I think more like a man or a woman.  Don’t worry.  I think like a man. … Continue reading


Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time When I first arrived at St. John’s in 2006, I received a ring of keys, supposedly to every lock and every door of every building in the parish …… Continue reading

Hope of Future Glory

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Every now and again I find myself standing in front of the bathroom mirror just staring at my face.  I know you all do that, too, although… Continue reading


Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time This weekend commemorates the 50th anniversary of the building of the Berlin Wall.  Not a very pleasant anniversary, if you ask me.  Certainly not something to celebrate.  And yet… Continue reading

Walk on This!

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Among the many signs Jesus performs in the gospels, what he does in today’s gospel reading strikes me as not directly benefiting anyone.  When Jesus healed the sick or… Continue reading

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