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Year C Proper 6: the sinful woman and Mary of Magdala

The question came up during our Tuesday bible study week whether the sinner who anoints Jesus’ feet in the Gospel according to Luke is, in fact, Mary Magdalene, mentioned further down the page. There is a long tradition in the … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve: Good news

“I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people.” Good news. “To you is born this day a Saviour, the Messiah, the Lord.” Good news indeed. The shepherds were, it is safe to say, not used … Continue reading

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Year B Proper 15: some food for thought

“The Jews then disputed among themselves, ‘How can this man give us his flesh to eat?’” (John 6:52) Well, one can hardly blame them. In search of some answers, I came across these pearls of wisdom, which I offer for … Continue reading

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