Knowledge and Wisdom

10 February 2010 Memorial of St. Scholastica1 Kings 10, 1-10; Psalm 37; Mark 7, 14-23 Today we learn three things. 1. The difference between knowledge and wisdom.2. The reason why we can eat anything. We don’t have food restrictions such as pork or blood.3. How to know when we’re proud and when we’re humble. ThereContinue reading “Knowledge and Wisdom”

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Application of the Senses

16 November 2007. Friday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary TimeWisdom 13, 1-9; Psalm 19; Luke 17, 26-37 The readings today tells us about how God reveals himself to us. The Gospel tells us about the second coming of the Lord, which could be interpreted as the final judgment of all humankind, our personal death,Continue reading “Application of the Senses”

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Wisdom in Everyday Life

15 November 2007 Thursday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary TimeWisdom 7, 22b – 8, 1 Wisdom in the Old Testament When we read the bible with all its historical accounts and dramatic events, we get the impression that all of Israel’s life was full of crisis and extraordinary experiences. We hear of God spectacularlyContinue reading “Wisdom in Everyday Life”

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Justice

12 November 2007 Monday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary TimeWisdom 1, 1-7; Psalm 139; Luke 17, 1-6 The readings today teaches us a way to the Lord: the responsorial psalm is a supplication asking God to guide us along the everlasting way. Today I would like to avoid what many people say when asked:Continue reading “Justice”

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Our Innate Dignity

4 November 2007. 31st Sunday in Ordinary TimeWisdom 11, 22 – 12, 2 Our Innate dignity We have many illusions in our lives. And we have lived with these illusions that we have turned them into truths. We think that apart from God we can forge our dignity. We fancy ourselves rich when we knowContinue reading “Our Innate Dignity”

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