“And Your Own Soul a Sword Shall Pierce…” (Luke 2:35)

Friday Reflection #4 The Friday before Palm Sunday is traditionally dedicated to Our Lady of Sorrows, and accordingly I will reflect today Our Lady at the Foot of the Cross, Her Person, Her Mission and Her Role… N.B. In the light of seeking clarification about the grounding of recent statements from the Vatican on the…… Continue reading “And Your Own Soul a Sword Shall Pierce…” (Luke 2:35)

W.B.R. – Mary: The Church at the Source by Hans Urs Von Balthasar and Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger

Wednesday Book Review #4 So this week I thought we’d look at something Marian – given tomorrow is the Feast of the Annunciation and this Friday given to Our Lady of Sorrows. So the book itself is a series of addresses and/or essays given by the authors. It is divided into two sections, the first…… Continue reading W.B.R. – Mary: The Church at the Source by Hans Urs Von Balthasar and Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger

Rights and Tolerance… So What Would Jesus Do?

Monday Musing #4 Relatively recently the CDF in the Vatican affirmed that it can’t bless homosexual unions. The response to this has been pretty mixed, and the demographics of who thinks what pretty predictable, but anyway – I’m going to pick up the topic of what the demands of love may be in the situation…… Continue reading Rights and Tolerance… So What Would Jesus Do?

Gathered round the Gable Wall…

Friday Reflection #3 So in a bit of a break from Regular Friday Reflection content, today I’m not looking towards this coming Sunday. Today is the feast of St. Joseph, in the year of St. Joseph and TODAY the Pope is making the National Marian Shrine of Knock into an International Eucharistic and Marian Shrine..…… Continue reading Gathered round the Gable Wall…