Sunday, July 30, 2023

Paul, We Have Some Questions...

Paul claims that "God makes all things work for the good of those who love Him." But life seems contradict that. Hard. 

Why did I miss my flight? Why did I lose that job? Why did God allow this person hurt me? Why did that child die? Why doesn't God take away my temptations, addictions, and weakness?

So, Paul... we have some questions. 

¹ St. Thomas More, the last sentence of his 1534 "A Godly Meditation", see here.
² St. Maximilian Kolbe on why God doesn't immediately take away habitual temptation: see here.

Sunday, July 9, 2023

July: The Month of the Precious Blood

You are correct; this sermon was completely unrelated to the readings. One can do such things.

Sunday, July 2, 2023

The Death of the King

Homily for the 13th Sunday, Year A.  On the Letter to the Romans, Chapter 6:

And that homily refers at some length to this one given last fall, on the experience of mentally changing "Christ" to "Messiah" when reading the New Testament: