Monthly Archives: September 2017

Homily: 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A

Readings of the Day One of things I don’t miss from my student days is taking tests. Yes, they’re a necessary evil, your professors do need to know who well you’re assimilating the material. So every few weeks, or every few days, or if you’re really unlucky, every day there’s a test or quiz of […]

Homily: 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A

Readings of the Day “How sharper than a serpent’s tooth to have a thankless child.” Have you heard this before? No, it wasn’t said to me by my parents, and if your parents haven’t said it to you, then you must be doing something right. However, this quote is from King Lear, Act 1, Scene […]

Homily: 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A

Readings of the Day They had a conflict that lasted a millennium. It wasn’t constant war, nobody can sustain conflict without pause for very long, but their difference brought them to war off and on for a thousand years with no settlement in sight. France and Germany fought over a place called Alsace-Lorraine, mostly, and […]