Mary of Magdala, Apostle to the Apostles Catholic Community

Wisdom – the Tie that Binds

“Wisdon – the Tie that Binds” © by Rev. Jim Ryan, Homily Thoughts on Feast of the Holy Family, 2015 The entry way to our house is especially cluttered these days. Along with the usual flotsam and jetsam additional items have been included. There now, have been added two satellite receiver boxes (or whatever…
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Knowing in the Dark – Reaching & (W)Resting

“Knowing in the Dark – Reaching & (W)Resting” © by Rev. Jim Ryan, Homily Thoughts on 4th Sunday of Advent, 2015 Monday is Winter Solstice which means, for us in this space of the western hemisphere, Monday is the shortest day of the year and Monday night is the longest night of the year.…
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‘Tis the Season but What’s the Question?

‘Tis the Season, but What’s the Question? © by Rev. Jim Ryan, So I find myself on the First Sunday of Advent in a church, let’s call it the cathedral church of an upper Midwest city, because it’s Thanksgiving weekend and it’s the annual gathering of one side of our families. To be familial…
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