Monthly Archives: January 2011

Epiphany +4

If it seems to you that the whole world is going mad, you’re probably right. Doan mentioned to me yesterday that all six of the top stories on the New York Times website were about the general implosion of Egypt. … Continue reading

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Epiphany +3

The Gospel lessons we’ve had for the last couple of weeks have posed questions to us. Last week the question was “What do you want?” This week’s question is no less probing and perhaps almost disturbing: “What’s your problem?” What’s … Continue reading

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Epiphany +2

“What do you want?” That’s a simple question, one we hear all the time. When you go out to dinner or to the diner after church, the waitress comes to your table and asks “What do you want?” Actually, they … Continue reading

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Baptism of Our Lord

It wasn’t that long ago – I’ll give you a clue, it was December 5th – that we heard the first part of the story we just concluded in the Gospel from St. Matthew. “I baptize you with water for … Continue reading

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