†Pseudoclasm† This Sunday, the first of the ecclesiastical year, is called, in the chronicles and charts of the Middle Ages, Ad te levavi Sunday, from the first words of the Introit; or Aspiciens a longe, from the first words of one of the Responsories of Matins. The Station is at St. Mary Major’s. ...Read more Comments Off on FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Nebraska Energy Observer by NEO More from A Clerk of Oxford on the O Antiphons, traditional to Advent, since Saxon times. This time: O mundi domina, regio ex semine orta, ex tuo iam Christus processit alvo tamquam sponsus de thalamo; hic iacet in praesepio qui et sidera regit. So, ...Read more Comments Off on More of the O Antiphons
Watchmen on the Wall Ministries Mark 2:5-12 “When Jesus saw their faith, he said unto the sick of the palsy, Son, thy sins be forgiven thee. But there was certain of the scribes sitting there, and reasoning in their hearts, Why doth this man thus speak blasphemies? who ...Read more Comments Off on The Power of Jesus Christ to Forgive Sins
Pseudoclasm “Give an account of thy stewardship.” LUKE xvi. 2. BELOVED Christians, of all the goods of nature, of fortune, and of grace, which we have received from God, we are not the masters, neither can we dispose of them as we please; we are but the administrators of ...Read more Comments Off on St Alphonsus: On the Particular Judgment
Pastor Ward Clinton Our situation is not yet hopeless, but it is quickly approaching that point. Oh? I’m supposed to be preaching “Positive Mental Attitude”? Funny…That is NOT what God told me to preach. I was instructed, as was every other preacher who was actually commissioned by God, ...Read more Comments Off on A Great Awakening is Needed
The Life Project by Don Merritt On that busy Tuesday, Jesus came under assault first by the chief Priest, then by the Pharisees, and now the third wave of attacks, this time from the Sadducees and then the teachers of the law. First, the Sadducees: Mark 12:18-27 Parallel ...Read more Comments Off on Jesus Under Attack: The Third Wave
The word is out to the general public on one aspect of common core: fuzzy math. From a reader in Missouri and her experience in church today about Matthew 18:21-22 (I tried my hand on this new math and found it tiresome and pointless): Funny happenings in our ...Read more Comments Off on Common Core from the Pulpit. This Preacher Takes a Jab.