A Brief Guide for Christians Working to Reduce Gun Violence
Day: October 27, 2019
It’s Jesus’ parable of the Pharisee and tax collector at prayer from this week’s gospel reading
The season in which we find ourselves is one that reflects on death. Every culture and religious tradition makes a big deal out of death in the “laugh or you will cry” sort of way and our culture is no exception.
St Paula, ascetic, companion of St Jerome, and essential in the translation of the Vulgate
To follow Jesus requires that we see the world, and ourselves, in all truth and honesty.
“I remember speaking those words, and how shame washed over me in a hot tide. Nobody was at all interested in letting me off the hook, either. Everyone was furious at me, and quite rightly so.”