Daily Archives: 9 April 2021

The Barque of John 21

The Roman Lectionary offers a most intriguing reading today. The twenty-first chapter of the fourth Gospel finds a frustrated Peter at the end of a fruitless effort. Jesus offers effective guidance: “Cast the net over the right side of the … Continue reading

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A Time To Die, A Time To Be Reborn, The Same Time

From The Jerusalem Catecheses, in the Office of Readings for the Easter Octave: [Solomon] spoke of a time to give birth, and a time to die. For you, however, it was the reverse: a time to die, and a time to … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 140: More on Gratuitousness

Pope Francis moves to the Sermon on the Mount for further reflection on gratuitousness.  140. Life without fraternal gratuitousness becomes a form of frenetic commerce, in which we are constantly weighing up what we give and what we get back … Continue reading

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