Weapons of Mass Damnation

Hear and understand: not what goes into the mouth defiles a man, but what comes out of the mouth, this defiles a man. – Revised Standard Version, Catholic Edition Listen, and take this to heart. It’s not what you swallow that pollutes your life, but what you vomit up. – The Message In Jesus’ time there […]

The Kingdom of Heaven is Like A Landowner

This past Sunday’s Gospel reading was about a landowner hiring day laborers to work his vineyard. I’ve blogged about this particular passage before, but two passages struck me this weekend as I heard it at Mass. Here’s the relevant passage (from the New American Bible): Jesus told his disciples this parable: “The kingdom of heaven […]