Category Archives: Jesus

Atomic Tangerine

I was making an Advent wreath for my classroom this morning out of paper, cardboard and some green tissue paper that I found in a storage box.  As I searched for an orange crayon to color in the flames of my … Continue reading

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The Narrow Way

One day I was cleaning out my files and I came across a verse by the poet e.e. cummings:  “To be nobody/but/yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else, means to … Continue reading

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The Park – part one

While going through my files the other day I came across a story I had written some years ago entitled, “The Park”.   I subtitled it: “a parable – with God’s help, a prophesy – about  the Church.”  I never did … Continue reading

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Gospel Reflection – Sunday Sept. 19th (Lk 16:1-10)

“Here this, you who trample upon the needy”!  Amos’ opening words in the prophecy which begins this week’s Sunday readings is the best of that Old Time Religion .  Without mincing words the prophet takes to task all those who make … Continue reading

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A little housekeeping

I’ve been meaning to get around to adding a few links at the end of my posts.  The problem is, I tend to log out once I’ve finished writing and never remember to add them! (I’m luck if I remember … Continue reading

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Passing the torch

This morning I paid my respects at the wake of one of the religious sisters who once taught at the Catholic high school where I now teach.  She was there when the school opened and by all accounts was loved … Continue reading

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Gospel reflection – Sunday, September 4th (Lk 14:25 -33)

“Who can know God’s counsel, or who can conceive what the LORD intends?”  That’s the opening verse of this week’s Old Testament reading.  As if to provide us with an example of just how obscure the mind of God can … Continue reading

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