Category: Scripture

Tu Es Petrus

With yesterday’s feast of the Confession of St. Peter and the Gospel reading appointed for it (Matthew 16:13-19), I’m reminded of one of my pet peeves on the interpretation of said passage. Correcting this interpretation seems particularly appropriate at the given moment. Here’s what Jesus says in part: “And I

On Going Forward

I’m going to briefly interrupt the Tour de Cassiodorus to share some thoughts that have been rattling around in my head since the election. I start with words from quite possibly my favorite (brown-skinned, Jewish) woman leader of all time: My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, my spirit rejoices