We took a short hike at Castlewood the other day, and by the end I found myself wandering – in a bit of wonder – around Colossae.
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Now here’s something I hadn’t heard in a LONG time: We sang ‘A Mighty Fortress’ as our recessional song at Mass today. I’ve long appreciated the lyrical imagery of the hymn, made all the more effective by its majestic melody.
Having just returned from one of the world’s most castellated regions, though, I couldn’t help but be struck by the irony of Martin Luther’s words.
I’ve noticed a definite uptick in the quantity of ‘white lace and promises’ around our house in recent weeks.
Due to technical difficulties, I had a tough time hearing the first reading at Mass today.
Most folks who call St. Louis “home” can’t imagine our city without its trademark monument – the Gateway Arch. But we know now that the gleaming structure is not impervious to the elements.
The other day, our son Chris had dinner at a farmhouse located just outside of Cascavel, Brazil. His hosts – José and Gesmari Broca – speak Portuguese. Chris knows some Spanish, but English is definitely his go-to language. And even so, he reports, the encounter managed to bless everyone involved.
We said farewell to Denny yesterday, a man from our parish whom I’ve known and admired for more than 25 years.