I’ve been snickering about this for the last few days Epitaph for an ExplorerBy Ogdan Nash Tiger, tiger, my mistake,I thought you were William Blake.

Eucharistic Meditation “Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of God. Assuredly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will by no means enter it.” (Mk. 10:14-15) We’ve said before that this is a table…

Mark 10:1-16: Marriage, Divorce and Children in the Kingdom IntroductionJesus has coming declaring the Kingdom of God. We know from Mark’s introduction that Jesus is the King, the Messiah of this kingdom. But this reality is being slowly unfolded for Israel and the disciples. That the Messiah must suffer and die and be raised up…

Exhortation St. Paul says that the Incarnation is a scandal, a stumbling block to the wise men of the age. And this is still true. The Incarnation is a scandal because we are saying that the Infinite has fingers and toes. We are saying that the Eternal was born and died. We are saying that…

Eucharistic Meditation “For everyone will be seasoned with fire, and every sacrifice will be seasoned with salt. Salt is good, but if the salt loses its flavor, how will you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and have peace with one another.” (Mk. 9:49-50) Throughout the history of the Church, this meal has been considered…

Mark 9: Sufferings and Glory Introduction and OverviewThis chapter puts a lot of emphasis on the disciples. He chooses three to witness the transfiguration (9:2), they don’t understand what he means by the resurrection (9:10), the disciples cannot cast out the demon (9:18, 28-29), his disciples still don’t understand Jesus’ words about his coming death…

Felicity’s Baptism Felicity Elizabeth was baptized this morning into the Christian faith. We are so thankful for God’s continued kindness to us as a family. Please rejoice with us. Below is the basic outline of the baptismal service. Celebrant: Blessed be God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit!All: And blessed be his kingdom, now and forever….

St. Bartholomew and His Day Bartholomew is listed in the synoptic gospels as one of the Twelve, likewise in the list given in the book of Acts. Apart from these references we know nothing else for certain about this man. Some have conjectured that he is the same as Nathaniel (John 1:45-51; 21:2), and early…

Authority is Loyalty In Mark 9, John points out to Jesus that they (the disciples) had seen someone casting out demons in Jesus’ name, but because they were not followers of the disciples, they were forbidden to continue the practice. And Jesus responds: “Do not forbid him, for no one who works a miracle in…

Yes I’m Doting As evidenced here, Felicity is busy proving the quality of her mother’s milk. Apart from the usual laying around with the utmost sweetness, Felicity is also becoming quite adept at cooing and in the evenings, she practices her ninja moves.