Exposed Breasts on a Platter

5 February 2010 Memorial of St. AgathaSirach 47, 2-11; Psalm 18; Mark 6, 14-29 St. Agatha, the saint of the day, is familiar to many of us who listen to the words of the priest at mass. In the first form of the Eucharistic Prayer, she’s always mentioned together with six other women martyrs (Felicity,Continue reading “Exposed Breasts on a Platter”

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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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St. Lorenzo Ruiz and Companions

28 September 2009: St. Lorenzo Ruiz and companionsLuke 9, 7-9: Vanities The book of Ecclesiastes declares all things are vanity, thus it makes us think about what is eternal and worth dying for. If everything passes, what then is stable? When we take saints’ lives seriously especially martyrs like St. Lorenzo Ruiz and companions, weContinue reading “St. Lorenzo Ruiz and Companions”

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