How Would You Like to Die?

17 November 2009. Memorial of St. Elizabeth of Hungary2 Mc 6, 18-31; Psalm 3; Luke 19, 1-10 We have two men of advanced age in the readings today. Eleazar was a priest who chose to die a martyrโ€™s death. He accepted death joyfully and voluntarily, rather than violating Godโ€™s will, even if it was trivial.Continue reading “How Would You Like to Die?”

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What’s Keeping You Here?

16 November 2009. Memorial of Sts. Roque Gonzalez, Juan del Castillo, Alonso Rodriguez, Jesuit martyrs1 Mc 1: 10-63; Psalm 119; Luke 18, 35-43 In the memorial of the above Jesuit martyrs, the Scripture passage today in the Common of Holy Men in the Liturgy of the Hours summarizes the points of the readings at mass:Continue reading “What’s Keeping You Here?”

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