Thoughts on Life

Marriage

Both our Old Testament and Gospel readings today talk about marriage, and then our epistle reminds us that “we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it” (Genesis 2:18-25; Mark 10:2-16; Hebrews 2:1-18).  So, it would be fitting today to talk about marriage, where it comes from, and what it is an …

“Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them.”

God’s word to the Ephesians through St. Paul: “Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them.  For it is shameful even to speak of the things that they do in secret” (Ephesians 5:11-12). The day of exposing is upon us. By now you’ve probably heard or read about the report concerning sexual abuses in the …