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Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Lectionary | 1 comment

Jer 23:1-6 Psalm 23:1-3, 3-4, 5, 6 Eph 2:13-18 Mark 6:30-34 I dread election years. I dread the soundbites that distort a politician’s...

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“I’m Using Birth Control. Am I a Bad Catholic?”

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Current Events, From the Field | 4 comments

I spoke to a woman recently who I respect very much and who takes her faith very seriously. She mentioned that she is on artificial birth...

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Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by on Jun 9, 2015 in Lectionary | 0 comments

EZ 17:22-24 PS 92:2-3, 13-14, 15-16 2 COR 5:6-10 MK 4:26-34 The “kingdom of God” is the central message of Jesus’ ministry. The “kingdom...

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Here’s How to Be a Good Catholic. Oh, wait. It Isn’t That Easy.

Posted by on Jun 4, 2015 in Current Events | 9 comments

A popular blog about Catholicism, motherhood, and family culture recently posted a list describing “Exactly How to Be a Good Catholic.”...

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Fifth Sunday of Easter

Posted by on Apr 28, 2015 in Lectionary | 0 comments

ACTS 9:26-31 PS 22:26-27, 28, 30, 31-32 1 JN 3:18-24 JN 15:1-8 The triumphant evangelicalism of the Easter season readings (where the...

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