Woe to the Unthinking!

14 October 2010 Thursday of the 28th Week in Ordinary TimeEphesians 1, 1-10; Psalm 98; Luke 11, 47-54The entrance antiphon from Psalm 130 has a far deeper connection with the Lucan Gospel of woes. It says: “If you, O Lord, laid bare our guilt, who could endure it? But you are forgetting, God of Israel.”Continue reading “Woe to the Unthinking!”

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When Is It Right to Pretend?

25 August 2010 Wednesday of the 21st Week in Ordinary Time2 Thessalonians 3, 6-18; Psalm 128; Matthew 23, 27-32 When a “woe” is pronounced in Scripture, it expresses one’s sadness on the state of someone or a group of people. It is also a warning of the very bad consequences to follow. Thus, a “woe”Continue reading “When Is It Right to Pretend?”

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There is Work in Heaven

26 August 2009: Wednesday of the 21st Week in Ordinary Time2 Thess 3, 6-10, 16-18; Psalm 139; Matthew 23, 27-32Indira Gandhi tells us about her grandfather. Her grandfather said that there are two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take credit. He told her that she should try to beContinue reading “There is Work in Heaven”

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