I think this is a very interesting article. It certainly helps to explain where Atonement Theology came from. Elizabeth Johnson does a great job expanding “salvation” to all of creation. Here is her bio https://www.fordham.edu/info/23704/faculty/6347/elizabeth_a_johnson/1 and here is the article. https://www.uscatholic.org/articles/201811/no-one-had-die-our-sins-31563#disqus_thread Peace, Mike AdvertisementsRead more "No one had to die for our sins…."
Good Morning! We have two opportunities today! 10:00 am The Center 65 Newton Sparta Road, Newton, NJ 07860 4:30 St Mark’s Lutheran Church 100 Harter Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 Hope to see you! Peace, MikeRead more "Two Liturgies Today"
As we celebrate another Thanksgiving, I reflected on the first responders who so willingly run to danger. I was amazed at the list of professions considered first responders. There are nearly 100 professions! These range from police officers to coroners, from paramedics to civil air patrol. These men and women represent the best of America. […]Read more "Thanksgiving equals Compassion"
Hello, This week I chose three different readings as the basis for my homily. The readings are found at the end of the homily. Peace, Mike When I was in the Seminary and had a paper due or had to study for an exam I would procrastinate. One of the ways I would procrastinate was […]Read more "Today’s Homily Based on Special Readings"
As the week began I looked to Roger Karban for insight into this week’s Gospel. Once again, Roger came up with a new thought into scripture. Notice that in today’s Gospel Jesus never praises the widow for her tithe. He states just the facts that “she has put in everything she possessed from the little […]Read more "Homily 32nd Sunday B"
Again, Lives taken so violently. Survivors recounting the horror! The bloodshed! The smoke! The scrambling for safety! The guilt! The Sobs! The Terror! The shear disbelief! How as a civilized society do we allow this to continue? How do we tolerate the loss of one innocent life? How do gun storeowners, gun manufacturers and NRA lobbyists and supporters sleep? Is […]Read more "Another Bloodbath!"