Mary of Magdala, Apostle to the Apostles Catholic Community

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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A Holy Trinity of Gender, Mysticism, and Threeness

The Irish people continue to inspire by their vote for marriage equality.  If one were to put the impact of this in the form of a cheer one might shout, Suas Erinn, or “Up Ireland!”  Perhaps as the understanding of marriage widens out from the focus on procreation and physicality (in American society today over…
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