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Friday of 13th Sunday After Trinity – 2 Corinthians 5:1-10

Share2 Corinthians 5:1-10 What comes through in the life and letters of St. Paul is his single-minded desire to be with the Lord.  He is joyful to do the work of the Lord in this life, but he is even more overjoyed at the prospect of laying down this earthly body that he might be […]

August 31, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Thursday of Trinity Sunday – Luke 1:57-66

ShareLuke 1:57-66 “His name is John.” This is at the heart of this seemingly minor passage.  Personally, I wanted to go back and meditate on the Magnificat, but this is the passage assigned to us for today. Today’s passage is all about the power of names. His name is “John,” and not Zacharias, after his […]

June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of Quinquagesima Sunday – 1 Corinthians 2

Share St. Paul is making a very important argument here in I Corinthians 2, but if we treat the Bible as a collection of individual verses to cherry pick for argumentation or meditation, we’ll miss his point.  He seems to be arguing like this: No one knows the things of a man except the spirit […]

February 20, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Saturday of Quinquagesima Sunday – 1 Corinthians 2

Share1 Corinthians 2 St. Paul is making a very important argument here in I Corinthians 2, but if we treat the Bible as a collection of individual verses to cherry pick for argumentation or meditation, we’ll miss his point.  He seems to be arguing like this: 1.  No one knows the things of a man […]

March 7, 2014 | 2 Comments More

Friday of 13th Sunday After Trinity – 2 Corinthians 5:1-10

Share2 Corinthians 5:1-10 What comes through in the life and letters of St. Paul is his single-minded desire to be with the Lord.  He is joyful to do the work of the Lord in this life, but he is even more overjoyed at the prospect of laying down this earthly body that he might be […]

August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Thursday of Trinity Sunday – Luke 1:57-66

ShareLuke 1:57-66 “His name is John.” This is at the heart of this seemingly minor passage.  Personally, I wanted to go back and meditate on the Magnificat, but this is the passage assigned to us for today. Today’s passage is all about the power of names. His name is “John,” and not Zacharias, after his […]

May 29, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of Quinquagesima Sunday – 1 Corinthians 2

Share1 Corinthians 2 St. Paul is making a very important argument here in I Corinthians 2, but if we treat the Bible as a collection of individual verses to cherry pick for argumentation or meditation, we’ll miss his point.  He seems to be arguing like this: 1.  No one knows the things of a man […]

February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of the 13th Sunday After Trinity – 2 Corinthians 5:11-21

Share2 Corinthians 5:11-21              I don’t know how you see yourself, but if you’re like me, often you think of yourself in a natural and earthly way.  In other words, you don’t fully realize the truth of what God has declared and St. Paul teaches: you are a new creation.  Paul […]

September 23, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Friday of 13th Sunday After Trinity – 2 Corinthians 5:1-10

Share            What comes through in the life and letters of St. Paul is his single-minded desire to be with the Lord.  He is joyful to do the work of the Lord in this life, but he is even more overjoyed at the prospect of laying down this earthly body that he […]

September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments More