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Bible 1 Yr – Day 138 – “What do you want me to do for you?”

What strikes me about today reading is the dramatic difference between two identical requests.
In Mark 10:35, the Apostles James and John have this exchange: 462 more words


Jesu, Meek and Gentle

Jesu, meek and gentle,
Son of God most high,
Pitying, loving Saviour,
Hear Thy children’s cry.

Pardon our offences,
Loose our captive chains,
Break down every idol, 64 more words


Likeness to Our Father

A father gives his child an example to follow, and a child in his actions bears a certain likeness to his father. This is especially true of the natural Son of God, the Father’s Only-Begotten, Who is the very Image of the Father. 162 more words


Friday Link Love May 29, 2015: Shoeties and More!

1. Apparently one of the secrets of longevity and health is to . . . eat more beans and walk a lot and live in community.  358 more words

Seven Quick Takes

3 Types of Christians who turn people from God

During his homily at Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis spoke about the three types of Christians who keep people from God. They are: the selfish, the worldly, and the rigorists. 65 more words

10 Bible Passages Protestants Cannot Accept (Without Becoming Catholic)

  1. Matthew 16:18-19 (Authority)

 And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. 617 more words


They'll know We Are Christians by Our  Blocks?  "Unity" and the Francis Effect

Somewhere in 2013/14, my Landlord asked me, casually, my opinion of Pope Francis. I wasn’t in a mood to elaborate, so I shrugged. My answer would be the same today. 501 more words