Coins of Heaven’s Treasury

Icon of Holy Communion

Saturday After Ash Wednesday

Luke 5:27-32

The Pharisees and their scribes complained to his disciples, saying, “Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?”

Luke 5:30

The banquet at Levi’s house was a preview of paradise when Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob will recline with “tax collectors and sinners” at the feast in the kingdom of heaven (Matthew 8:11).… 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