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Mary of Magdala, Apostle to the Apostles Catholic Community

Summer’s a comin’ — the power of an idea

“’Summer’s a comin’ – the power of an idea” © by Rev. Jim Ryan, jimryan6885@gmail.com Homily Thoughts on 33nd Sunday of Ordinary Time As the liturgical cycle concludes, as it always does, with a consideration of “Final Things” today’s Gospel speaks of end-time. It occurs to me that the message of end-of-time and second coming…
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The Gift & The Riddle

“The Gift & The Riddle” ©       by Rev. Jim Ryan, jimryan6885@gmail.com Back in the day, at this end-time of both the calendar year and the liturgical cycle, Parish Missions took place in many local Catholic churches. Those of a certain age will remember the preachers coming to their parish to spend a week of evening…
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