The foyer staircase is about to lose its holiday gleam. The mantle, too. And I don’t want to even think about how dull the “Christmas tree” corner of our family room is about to become.
Posts Tagged With: Ordinary Time
I’m beginning to see clearly – with a bit of “2020 vision” – some things that were not at all obvious to me in 1975.
I’m pretty sure my grandchildren had a ‘Jesus’ moment the other day.
There’s nothing ‘ordinary’ about the way in which Ordinary time has begun in our neck of the woods. Two waves of ice and sleet have hit the region in the past 24 hours…with a third expected overnight.
Much of ‘ordinary’ life, as a result, has slowed to a crawl: Events canceled…schools, stores and businesses closed…and streets virtually deserted, save for the passing of the occasional salt truck.
‘We interrupt this prophetic diatribe…to bring you a few choice samples of apocalyptic vision.’ That’s about what it felt like at Mass today, with the great feast of the Transfiguration plopped down in the middle of a liturgical week otherwise devoted to a serious rant from the prophet Jeremiah.