Monthly Archives: October 2017

Homily: 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A

Readings of the Day Could you walk a straight line blindfolded? I’ve never tried it myself, and I’m not willing to experiment when I could fall and hurt myself, so I was glad the Mythbusters were willing to find out. Adam and Jamie tried to do it three different ways: walking, swimming, and driving without […]

Homily: 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A

Readings of the Day When I was an undergraduate music major, I took Orchestration, which was about how different instruments worked and how they could be used together. The tests he gave had an unusual feature: there would be an extra credit question that had nothing to do with music. Sometimes he asked something like, […]

Homily: 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A

Readings of the Day Etiquette is something that used to be a big deal. It’s still around today, but when I was growing up it was more important. On an episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000, there as a short from 1950 about having a date with your family, which set out a strict etiquette […]