Monthly Archives: March 2006

Meditation for Saturday of the 4th Week of Lent


First Reading: Jeremiah 11:18, 19-20Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 7:2-3, 9-10, 11-12Gospel: John 7:40-53 So much attention is given to mortal sins – those grievous sins that we know are wrong but commit anyway – that we tend to gloss over venial … Continue reading

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Meditation for Friday of the 4th Week of Lent


First Reading: Wisdom 2:1, 12-22Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 34:17-18, 19-20, 21, 23Gospel: John 7:1-2, 10, 25-30 On April 2nd, 2005 at 9:37pm in Rome, the world watched one of its great heroes pass away.  After requesting that one of his closest … Continue reading

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Discussion of where morals come from


Reading through the comments on the message board for the Yahoo! article "" led me to some comments by someone calling themselves the "Bacon Eating Atheist Jew".  Between the "Fundy slamming" comments, the interesting name, and the fact that he posted … Continue reading

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Meditation for Thursday of the 4th Week of Lent


First Reading: Exodus 32:7-14Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 106:19-20, 21-22, 23Gospel: John 5:31-47 Jesus is accusing the people of his time of supposedly believing what Moses wrote, but not believing what he says and does.  We may look at this through the … Continue reading

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More email fraud in the name of Jesus


Today I receieved an email from a "Sharma Adenuga" (sadenuga_6@yahoo.co.uk or sharmaadenuga_80@yahoo.de or sharmaadenuga1@o2.pl if you wish to add "her" to your blocked/spam email filter).  It reads as follows (colors are from the email, not my choice): You can now email me at: … Continue reading

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Meditation for Wednesday of the 4th Week of Lent


First Reading: Isaiah 49:8-15Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 145:8-9, 13-14, 17-18Gospel: John 5:17-30   Jesus is very much the faithful steward of God the Father, for he does nothing on his own that he did not see the Father do, and he … Continue reading

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Meditation for Tuesday of the 4th Week of Lent


First Reading: Ezekiel 47:1-9, 12Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 46:2-3, 5-6, 8-9Gospel: John 5:1-3, 5-16   It is fairly easy to those of us who are already a part of the New Covenant to understand what Ezekiel’s dream was really about – … Continue reading

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