The Pettiness of the Diocese of Amarillo

Monday in the Octave of Easter “It is always possible to begin anew, because there is a new life that God can awaken in us in spite of all our failures,” Pope Francis, Easter Vigil CHAPTER 5 A BETTER KIND OF POLITICS Social and Political Charity The politics we need 178. In the face ofContinue reading “The Pettiness of the Diocese of Amarillo”

We’ve Allowed the UCA to Take Over

Holy Saturday Out of love for you and for your descendants I now by my own authority command all who are held in bondage to come forth, all who are in darkness to be enlightened, all who are sleeping to arise. From an ancient homily for Holy Saturday CHAPTER 5 A BETTER KIND OF POLITICSContinue reading “We’ve Allowed the UCA to Take Over”

MASS WILL BEGIN SHORTLY: NOT!

Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion CHAPTER 5 A BETTER KIND OF POLITICS Social and Political Charity 176. For many people today, politics is a distasteful word, often due to the mistakes, corruption and inefficiency of some politicians. There are also attempts to discredit politics, to replace it with economics or to twist it toContinue reading “MASS WILL BEGIN SHORTLY: NOT!”

Cancel “Cancel Culture”!

Wednesday of Holy Week Last night at the Chrism Mass Bishop Zurek literally threw down his mask and doubled-down on his Cancel “Cancel Culture” theme for Holy Week. The only difference from his Palm/ Passion Sunday Homily in regards to this topic was the addition of WOKE. My intention is not to defend these ideologies,Continue reading “Cancel “Cancel Culture”!”

Is it Possible to Cancel “The Way of the Cross” Culture?

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion I believe Bishop Zurek still has “no clue”, or at least a Catholic perspective of “Cancel Culture”. …In today’s reality the Sadducees and the Pharisees belong to what is being spoken of and practiced all too much, not only in the United States but in the world, what isContinue reading “Is it Possible to Cancel “The Way of the Cross” Culture?”

Who Will be Lifted Up at the Chrism Mass?

Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Lent “If you support your parish priest, we encourage you to join us for the Chrism Mass in a show of support for all of our priests,” Chrism Mass Tuesday, March 30 Perhaps our “patience worn out by the journey”, at St. Mary’s led Bishop Zurek to write… “ThereContinue reading “Who Will be Lifted Up at the Chrism Mass?”