Mary of Magdala, Apostle to the Apostles Catholic Community

Reading “Whistle: Tom Doyle’s Steadfast Witness for Victims of Clerical Sexual Abuse”

Since a number of us are reading “Whistle” I thought posting this invitation to comment would be a good start for our discussion. In less than a week I read the book. My thoughts and reactions have really gone through the ringer – once again – as Robert Kaiser exposes the cruelty to innocent victims…
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Rebellious Hearts for God

Rebellious Hearts for God© by Rev. Jim Ryan, “Mere mortal, I am sending you to a rebellious people.” Ezekiel 2:3   The Prophet Ezekiel hears God’s call to preach – not to some general, nondescript population. He is to preach to the rebellious ones, those whose hearts are attached to godless things. These hearts…
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Rejoice in Love, LIfe, even in Death

Conversation of a Community at Prayer by Jim Ryan, What a week! We had an open discussion during shared homily time today because the presider, yours truly, was more interested in the thoughts, reactions, and prayerful reflections of our gathered community than selecting a particularly focused starting point. The list before us was just…
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