Monthly Archives: June 2012

Pentecost +5

Some years ago following the death of Pope John Paul II, the media ran many series of videos and still photographs encapsulating the late pontiff’s career. Again and again what we saw in all that was the fact that no … Continue reading

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Pentecost +4

Last week, Doan and I were at Jester’s for dinner when we ended up talking to a gentleman sitting at the bar to our right. It was a rather raucous in Jester’s that evening, and with each beer our new … Continue reading

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Pentecost +2

The portion of the Gospel according to St. Mark that we just heard is one of the most contentious set of verses in the whole Gospel. The arguments people have had over the lection we just heard would make your … Continue reading

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Trinity Sunday

A few years ago, writing in his column for the Times, Thomas Friedman told this joke: “There is this very pious Jew named Goldberg who always dreamed of winning the lottery. Every Sabbath, he’d go to synagogue and pray: “God, … Continue reading

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