Resurrection

“When you have kids, D-E-A-D is a four letter word,” a friend who is a mother of four once told me. I did not fully grasp what she meant until we had the first death in the family that my boys were old enough to experience. After my Uncle Paul’s funeral, when I was lyingContinue reading “Resurrection”

2012 is the Year of St. Mark

Mark is the focus of 2012. The year 2012 is the year of Mark, Cycle B, in the Church’s cycles of scripture readings. The first to be written and the closest to oral traditions, Mark’s gospel originates in the watershed year A.D. 70, the year the Roman 10th Legion destroys the temple in Jerusalem, leaving notContinue reading “2012 is the Year of St. Mark”