Monthly Archives: July 2019

Where We Begin

After writing last week about how idolatry is essentially a failure to see beyond things themselves, that we fixate on created things, loving and valuing them without recognizing that they point us toward God, someone asked how to let things … Continue reading

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Seeing God Everywhere

Idolatry in the ancient world involved worshipping images of stone, precious metal, or wood, which people believed represented their gods. This is the form of worship and practice that the Jewish prophets, like Isaiah, denounced and ridiculed (Isaiah 44:13-17). Because … Continue reading

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On Christian Hope

This is the homily I wrote for my mother’s memorial service which was held this past Tuesday. At the Last Supper, when Jesus was gathered with his disciples, the evening before his death, he said, Truly, truly, I say to … Continue reading

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