Jesus healing the sick by Gustave Dore, 19th century

Pranking Shows Dehumanize People

I was unhappy to see this tweet yesterday: Even though he’s a puppet, he knows how to Prank! Watch #Pranksgiving on Disney XD every Monday Night in Nov at 8:30 pic.twitter.com/ahWp7i34Jz — Kenneth Faried (@KennethFaried35) November 18, 2013 Really,  Disney? Thanksgiving means playing pranks? (Or badly scripting fake ones, even?) The only connection here is…

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Rejected Stones

I swear, you’re going to start thinking this blog is about nothing but the Liturgy of the Hours. Last night, while praying Vespers, I had a bit of a lightbulb moment as I read the New Testament reading: READING 1 Peter 2:4-5 Come to the Lord, a living stone, rejected by men but approved, nonetheless, and…

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Genius of the Church

I’ve started praying morning and evening prayers (Lauds and Vespers, respectively), and I’ve noticed a few things. First, I noticed that they dovetail quite nicely with the day’s Mass readings, and when you start with Lauds, move to Mass later in the day, then finish with Vespers, you see a real pattern and are able…

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In ONE HOUR?!?!?

I teach second grade Sunday school at my parish (CCD, religious education, Christian formation, PREP … whatever you want to call it … can we please come up with a consistant name for this activity?). This Sunday, in my single hour of time allotted (if not shorter due to the longer Mass tomorrow), I am…

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