Rejoice!

31st Week in Ordinary Time, Thursday

Luke 15:1-10

Rejoice with me because I have found my lost sheep” (Luke 15:6).

Rejoice with me because I have found the coin that I lost” (Luke 15:9).

“But now we must celebrate and rejoice, because your brother was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found” (Luke 15:32).… Read the rest

Playing with God’s Aliases

Fool for Christ, Detail from Icon of Deesis and Assembly of Saints, Constantinople, 15th C. (Monastery of St. Catherine, Sinai)

29th Week in Ordinary Time, Wednesday

Luke 12:39-48

In the marbled and malleable world of metaphor and analogy, God changes guises faster than James Bond.… Read the rest

“In your light we see light”

Icon depicting the Sower. In Sts. Konstantine and Helen Orthodox Church, Cluj, Romania. Licensed by Sulfababy of en.wiki under CC BY 2.5.

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

Psalm 36; Matthew 13:10-17

The disciples approached Jesus and said, “Why do you speak to the crowd in parables?”… Read the rest