A More Compassionate Church

The other day, I listened to two Lutheran women talking about a Catholic wedding one woman went to. When it came time for communion, she wasn’t sure if she should go up. She saw other non-Catholics go, so she did, too. She took the wafer and dipped it in the chalice, as is the customContinue reading “A More Compassionate Church”

Gospel Reflection for August 30, 2015, 22nd Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Deuteronomy 4.1-2, 6-8; James 1.17-18, 21-22, 27; Mark 7.1-8, 14-15, 21-23 “Nothing that enters a person from outside can make a person impure; it is the things that come out that defile.  It is from within, from the human heart, that evil intentions come.” (Mark 7.18-21) Every generation has to discern which traditionsContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for August 30, 2015, 22nd Sunday Ordinary Time”