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"Solidarity does not assume that our struggles are the same struggles, or that our pain is the same pain, or that our hope is for the same future. Solidarity involves commitment, and work, as well as the recognition that even if we do not have the same feelings, or the same lives, or the same bodies, we do live on common ground." - Sarah Ahmed
Monthly Archives: November 2016
Last week I posted two articles written in rebuttal to the 4 Cardinals’ demand that Pope Francis reply “yes” or “no” two 5 questions, or dubia, that they posed. I also noted where I saw his replies and he is … Continue reading
•Isaiah 2: 1-5 + Romans 13: 11-14 + Matthew 24:36 – 44• Weekly Scripture Readings:First Sunday in Advent In early October many years ago, I drove through the Polebridge valley on the west side of Glacier Park. It was magnificent. The … Continue reading
The Jesuits just completed their General Congregation 36. One of the things that representatives from each province gathered in Rome did, besides thinking about where the order needs to go given there is a Jesuit Pope, was to elect a … Continue reading
Apparently, in September, 4 Cardinals–three retired and Crd Raymond Burke–issued a kind of ultimatum to Pope Francis in regard to Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhorataion, Amoris laetitia (AL). AL was written as the summation document of the two Synods of Bishops … Continue reading
Click on the link below to read my translation of a recent interview Pope Francis did with the Italian newspaper Avvenire. Click HERE to access a pdf of the interview. In this interview, he mainly talks about the Jubilee Year … Continue reading
Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 34th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Feast of Christ the King, November 20, 2016
Sorry for being late again, folks. Old brain cells!…reyanna •2 Samuel 5:1-3 • Colossians 1:12-20 • Luke 23:35-43• Weekly Scripture Readings:34th Sunday in Ordinary Time Many global problems and issues face our world today. Most of us know, at least … Continue reading
Although devotion to the Sacred Heart has had some really bad art connected to it, I have found it something that speaks to me since I was a young person. The images have been in my home and have been … Continue reading
•Malachi 3:19-20a • 2 Thessalonians 3:7-12 • Luke 21:5-19• Weekly Scripture Readings: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Apocalyptic literature conveys ideas or images about the end of the world and implies the obliteration of the cosmos. I am disappointed with the results … Continue reading
Below is the “missing” homily from Fr. Jim that I did not have when I posted the group last week. It is never too late to read his words!! Enjoy…reyanna •Amos 6: 1-7 + 1 Timothy 6: 11-16 + Luke … Continue reading
•2 Maccabees 7: 1-2, 9-14 • 2 Thessalonians 2:16 – 3:5 • Luke 20: 27-38• What do you think happens to an individual when s/he dies? How many of you believe in the concept or theory of “the immortality of the … Continue reading