Monthly Archives: September 2017

The parable of the laborers

Last week’s reading from the Gospel was about the mercy of the king, and this week’s seems to be about justice. Last week, the debtor who received mercy from the king could not extend mercy to somebody in his debt. … Continue reading

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Tweeting the Parable of the Laborers

The defining characteristic of the social media tool Twitter is the 140 character length limitation. Twitter started on cell phones, and the old messaging systems would only accept 140 characters. Most of what we like and don’t like about Twitter … Continue reading

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Dads, let your kids see you pray

The father of the groom of a couple I’m preparing for Holy Matrimony told me a story from William F. Buckley: When asked where he got his strong Catholic faith, Buckley said his Mother was always making them learn this … Continue reading

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