Tag: Presumption

God Wants to Welcome Us to Heaven

In 1925, a 65-year-old man collapsed and died outside a Catholic church in Dublin, Ireland. Having on him only a prayer book and a rosary, no one knew who he was until his sister came and identified him. It was discovered that the deceased man was...

Of Presumption and Prejudice

The Gospel passage from Matthew (15:21-28) reminds me of my favorite representation of the Crucifix: the one whose arms are perfectly horizontal, as to embrace the whole world. Similarly, the readings for the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Is 56:1, 6...