Something Greater than Solomon and Jonah

King Solomon, Russian icon from the first quarter of the 18th century. (Iconostasis of Kizhi Monastery, Russia)

28th Week in Ordinary Time, Monday (Year II)

Luke 11:29-32 

While still more people gathered in the crowd, Jesus said to them, “This generation is an evil generation; it seeks a sign, but no sign will be given it, except the sign of Jonah.Read the rest

The Sign of Jonah

Jonah Vomited from the Whale, Third century, Rome, Catacomb of Sts. Marcellinus and Peter.

16th Week in Ordinary Time, Monday (Year II)

Matthew 12:38-42 

Some of the scribes and Pharisees said to Jesus, “Teacher, we wish to see a sign from you.”Read the rest