Tag Archives: faith and works

Beyond George Floyd

A police officer killed George Floyd on May 25, 2020. Many folks, including me, think that was wrong. Some have been getting together to protest George Floyd’s death. The protests started in Minneapolis and are now international. I haven’t joined … Continue reading

Posted in discursive detours | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Missing Public Masses

The COVID-19 pandemic is still in progress. But Catholics here in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, got good news over the weekend. “Dear Friends in Christ, “Bishop Kettler has asked us to begin planning for public Masses again. … Then, if all … Continue reading

Posted in being Catholic, discursive detours | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Holy Week: Staying Home

Holy Week starts tomorrow. Together with Easter, it’s the high point of the Catholic calendar. I’d be going to Our Lady of the Angels — the parish church — on Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday AKA Holy Thursday, Good Friday and … Continue reading

Posted in being Catholic, discursive detours, journal | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jesus Didn’t Stay Dead

We relive events from Maundy Thursday to Easter Sunday in close to real time. Our Lord was arrested Thursday night. The Sanhedrin, Pilate and Herod had questioned Jesus by Friday morning. I get the impression that none of Jerusalem’s authorities … Continue reading

Posted in being Catholic | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment