I hope you enjoy this new weekly blog. I am sure we can get some good discussions going.
Here is a link to this week’s readings. The readings this weekend bring us face to face, once again, with notions of supersessionism, the idea that Christianity has replaced Judaism and is the new Chosen People and People of God.......08 October, 20171 Comment0 Likes
Here is a link to this weekend’s readings. With the current social climate in the United States around issues of race, I decided to read James Cone’s award-winning book, The Cross and the Lynching Tree (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2011).......01 October, 20174 Comments1 Like
Here is a link to this week’s readings. At my home parish of St. John’s in Worcester, something interesting happened a few years back. I noticed it one Tuesday at the daily Mass. At the moment of consecration, there were......24 September, 20172 Comments3 Likes
Here is a link to this weekend’s readings. The readings this week are about the contingency of forgiveness. While we might like to think that God’s mercy is unconditional, that is not what we learn from Christ and the Scriptures.......17 September, 20173 Comments5 Likes
Here is a link to this weekend’s readings. Last weekend, I went with a friend to Buffalo Wild Wings to watch the hyped-up fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. In the tenth round, McGregor, a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)......03 September, 20171 Comment3 Likes
Here is a link to this weekend’s readings. Some serious things have been happening in our world while I was on vacation. Neo-Nazis demonstrated on the streets in Charlottesville, VA, chanting, “Jews will not replace us!” Jews were forced to leave......26 August, 20171 Comment4 Likes