Monthly Archives: March 2014


I heard the word “begging” at mass several times, in the readings and in the homily.  I am reminded of Benedict saying he is a beggar before God.  I borrowed that phrase for this blog, originally envisioned as another way … Continue reading

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I was struck in listening to today’s rather long gospel ( by this passage: “Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will of the one who sent me and to finish his work. Do you not say, … Continue reading

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Lent is here and I have already fallen off the wagon with my plan.  I am still in a spiritually dark place.  I needed my Lenten practice to help me.  Obviously, what I chose is not helping me.  I think … Continue reading

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