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Mary of Magdala, Apostle to the Apostles Catholic Community

Voyager 1 looks over its shoulder back to Earth

“Voyager 1 looks over its shoulder” © Thoughts on the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 29, 2018 by Rev. Jim Ryan,  jimryan6885@gmail.com This summer’s post-sundown evening skies have been a delight!  If you are fortunate enough, as we are, to have a clear and open view to the southern sky then you know what…
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Will the Interpretation-Understanding Circle be Unbroken?

“Will the Interpretation-Understanding Circle be Unbroken?” © Thoughts on the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 8, 2018 by Rev. Jim Ryan,  jimryan6885@gmail.com Today’s 2nd Reading familiarly recounts Paul’s mention to the Corinthians of his “thorn in the flesh” that stood for him as a humiliating weakness.  It seems to refer to a disability, perhaps…
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The No-Trick Surplus Brought on by Balance

“The No-Trick Surplus Brought on by Balance” Thoughts on the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 1, 2018 by Rev. Jim Ryan,  jimryan6885@gmail.com St. Paul has recently been quoted by the Attorney General to justify the obscene policy of separating children, including infants, from their parents.  It is unlikely that today’s passage from St. Paul…
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