Tag: revelation

Thursday of Epiphany 1 – John 2:1-12

ShareJohn 2:1-12 As we proceed through the season of Epiphany this year, it’s good for us to rehearse the origin and themes of the season.  Epiphany comes from a Greek word which means to appear or reveal.  Epiphany is one of the earliest of Christian holy days and dates from the 2nd century in its […]

January 13, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Wednesday of the Sunday after the Ascension – Revelation 19:11-16

ShareRevelation 19:11-16 St. John’s Revelation forces me to consider the crucial, age-old question of how to act like a Colossus of Rhodes and straddle the river of living waters that flows from Holy Scripture.  On the one side, I have to plant my foot into the 1st century Roman and Jewish world; on the other, […]

May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Thursday of Epiphany 1 – Ephesians 3:1-13

ShareEphesians 3:1-13 “Wonder what mystery Dad’s working on now?” Joe asked. His brother Frank looked eagerly down the platform of the Bayport railroad station.  “It must be a very important case, the way Dad dashed off to Detroit.  We’ll know in a few minutes.” Both boys were wondering about a certain surprise their father had […]

January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Monday of Sunday Next Before Advent – Revelation 1:1-8

ShareRevelation 1:1-8 “The revelation of Jesus Christ.”  That’s how St. John begins the last and most difficult book in the Bible.  But too often, we approach St. John’s Revelation as if it were St. John’s Obfuscation.  I can hear it now: “The first lesson is taken from the twenty-first chapter of The Obfuscation of St. […]

November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Friday of Easter 3 – Ephesians 3:1-12

ShareEphesians 3:1-12 “Wonder what mystery Dad’s working on now?” Joe asked. His brother Frank looked eagerly down the platform of the Bayport railroad station.  “It must be a very important case, the way Dad dashed off to Detroit.  We’ll know in a few minutes.” Both boys were wondering about a certain surprise their father had […]

May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Thursday of Epiphany 1 – Ephesians 3:1-13

ShareEphesians 3:1-13 “Wonder what mystery Dad’s working on now?” Joe asked. His brother Frank looked eagerly down the platform of the Bayport railroad station.  “It must be a very important case, the way Dad dashed off to Detroit.  We’ll know in a few minutes.” Both boys were wondering about a certain surprise their father had […]

January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Thursday of Epiphany 1 – Ephesians 3:1-13

ShareThursday of Epiphany 1 – Ephesians 3:1-13 “Wonder what mystery Dad’s working on now?” Joe asked. His brother Frank looked eagerly down the platform of the Bayport railroad station.  “It must be a very important case, the way Dad dashed off to Detroit.  We’ll know in a few minutes.” Both boys were wondering about a […]

January 9, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Monday of Sunday Next Before Advent – Revelation 1:1-8

ShareRevelation 1:1-8 “The revelation of Jesus Christ.”  That’s how St. John begins the last and most difficult book in the Bible.  But too often, we approach St. John’s Revelation as if it were St. John’s Obfuscation.  I can hear it now: “The first lesson is taken from the twenty-first chapter of The Obfuscation of St. […]

November 25, 2012 | 2 Comments More

Friday of Easter 3 – Ephesians 3:1-12

ShareEphesians 3:1-12 “Wonder what mystery Dad’s working on now?” Joe asked. His brother Frank looked eagerly down the platform of the Bayport railroad station.  “It must be a very important case, the way Dad dashed off to Detroit.  We’ll know in a few minutes.” Both boys were wondering about a certain surprise their father had […]

May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments More