As it is in Heaven

There is an ancient ceramic dish that sits in the Aga Khan Museum attributed to Samanid Iran. The color and decoration are vibrant and refined for its time, and the inscription reads: Generosity is a disposition of the dwellers of Paradise. In our world, at times, there seems to be a powerful centripetal force pullingContinue reading “As it is in Heaven”

Gospel Reflection for November 8, 2015, 32nd Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: 1 Kings 17.10-16; Hebrews 9.24-28; Mark 12.38-44 “I want you to observe that this poor widow gave more to the treasury than all the others.” (Mark 12.43) Widows and orphans were among the poorest people in ancient Israel. The law made care of widows and orphans the measure of Israel’s commitment to keepingContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for November 8, 2015, 32nd Sunday Ordinary Time”