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You Can't Go Home Again

The full readings for today can be found here.

In the synagogue at Nazareth, Jesus read from the book of the prophet Isaiah, and began to say, “Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing.” All spoke well of him and were amazed at the gracious words that came from his mouth. 1,445 more words

Advent Study, Part I

My friends,

I’m leading an advent study for several weeks. If you’re interested, there are both audio files and PowerPoint slides associated with the class. 34 more words

Spirituality

Dominicans Celebrate 800 Years of Following in the Footsteps of Jesus

ROME — Eight centuries ago Dominic de Guzmán launched one of the most influential spiritual movements in the history of Christianity.

Following in the footsteps of Jesus, the Order of Preachers sought to relive the experience of the first disciples, who went through streets of Galilee preaching the love of God in poverty. 461 more words

Pope Francis

They Wait.

It’s Halloween in the United States. Although Halloween, or All Hallows Eve, Is simply the Eve of All Saint’s Day which Christian’s will be celebrating tomorrow, it has over time come to be a day on which some people who are fascinated with occult themes and practices put themselves and their foolishness on display. 51 more words

Religious/Theological Reflections

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Oratory, Dun Laoghaire

Sacred Heart Statue, Oratory, Dun Laoghaire

Oratory, Dun Laoghaire

Oratory, Dun Laoghaire

Celtic Cross, Oratory, Dun Laoghaire

Harry Clarke Studio stained glasss, Oratory, Dun Laoghaire… 535 more words

Blog: Here And There

What Do You Want Me To Do For You?

This homily was preached at Chapter, the annual gathering of Anglican Dominicans, on Friday, August 14, 2015.

The text for this sermon can be found… 1,062 more words

Christianity

Oh My Son Absalom

The readings for this morning can be found here:

“O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! Would I had died instead of you, O Absalom, my son, my son!” 1,472 more words