The Yoke of Christ

Fourteen Sunday of Ordinary Time-A "Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me.” Without insulting anyone’s intelligence, a quick review of the terms Jesus uses in today’s Gospel is well in order. “Take my yoke upon you and … Continue reading The Yoke of Christ

Behold the Man

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord Flogging was the preliminary punishment before every Roman execution.  The usual weapon used was a short leather whip braided with leather thongs of variable lengths. On these strips were small iron balls and sharp pieces of sheep bones, intended to cut human flesh into ribbons.  Normally, the … Continue reading Behold the Man

Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time-C

Wherever your treasure lies, there your heart will be.Remember back when you could afford and willingly deposited your hard-earned cash into a savings account for use in years to come. It may have been a 401K or similar financial instrument offered by your employer.  After a few years in a regular market scenario, you begin … Continue reading Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time-C