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Wednesday of the 17th Sunday after Trinity – 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12

Share2 Thessalonians 2:1-12 There are a number of interpretations of what St. Paul is referring to when he speaks of the Day of the Lord, the son of perdition, and other things.  To do justice to presenting my own understanding would detract from the devotional nature of these meditations, and yet it is necessary in […]

September 29, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Friday of 16th Sunday after Trinity – 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Share1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 St. Paul, as we have seen in 2 Corinthians, is a firm believer in dealing head on with the hardships of life.  In fact, Paul is the one who, having suffered more than most others, can say that he takes pleasure in his infirmities.  He has a doctrine that accepts suffering as […]

September 23, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Monday Trinity 11 – Luke 21:20-38

ShareLuke 21:20-38 I’ll admit it.  This is a difficult passage to meditate on.  Difficult because we are immediately faced with the difficulty of having to apply such a passage that has eschatological (pertaining to the “Last Things”) implications. I would like to continue Saturday’s perspective, which requires us to avoid twin errors: first, that the […]

August 16, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Wednesday of the 17th Sunday after Trinity – 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12

Share2 Thessalonians 2:1-12 There are a number of interpretations of what St. Paul is referring to when he speaks of the Day of the Lord, the son of perdition, and other things.  To do justice to presenting my own understanding would detract from the devotional nature of these meditations, and yet it is necessary in […]

September 22, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Friday of 16th Sunday after Trinity – 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Share1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 St. Paul, as we have seen in 2 Corinthians, is a firm believer in dealing head on with the hardships of life.  In fact, Paul is the one who, having suffered more than most others, can say that he takes pleasure in his infirmities.  He has a doctrine that accepts suffering as […]

September 19, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Monday Trinity 11 – Luke 21:20-38

ShareLuke 21:20-38 I’ll admit it.  This is a difficult passage to meditate on.  Difficult because we are immediately faced with the difficulty of having to apply such a passage that has eschatological (pertaining to the “Last Things”) implications. I would like to continue Saturday’s perspective, which requires us to avoid twin errors: first, that the […]

August 11, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Wednesday of the 17th Sunday after Trinity – 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12

Share2 Thessalonians 2:1-12 There are a number of interpretations of what St. Paul is referring to when he speaks of the Day of the Lord, the son of perdition, and other things.  To do justice to presenting my own understanding would detract from the devotional nature of these meditations, and yet it is necessary in […]

October 18, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Friday of 16th Sunday after Trinity – 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Share1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 St. Paul, as we have seen in 2 Corinthians, is a firm believer in dealing head on with the hardships of life.  In fact, Paul is the one who, having suffered more than most others, can say that he takes pleasure in his infirmities.  He has a doctrine that accepts suffering as […]

October 13, 2011 | 3 Comments More

Monday of Trinity 11 – Luke 21:20-38

ShareLuke 21:20-38 I’ll admit it.  This is a difficult passage to meditate on.  Difficult because we are immediately faced with the difficulty of having to apply such a passage that has eschatological (pertaining to the “Last Things”) implications. I would like to continue Saturday’s perspective, which requires us to avoid twin errors: first, that the […]

September 5, 2011 | 0 Comments More