Archive for ‘March, 2017

Of Christ the Tiger


I am reading currently Nobel Laureate Svetlana Alexievich’s new novel entitled Secondhand Time, the End of the Soviets. It is a fascinating account of the dissolution of the Soviet empire in which the author uses as her primary text interviews of of her friends and neighbors, government officials, political prisoners, intellectuals, really people from all […] Read more »

A Homily for Ash Wednesday


Our liturgy, as it travels among the seasons of the year… in its proclamation of the faith… the best we can say for our collective speculations as to the nature of God, of Jesus, of the Holy Spirit… the best we can say of our faith is that it is ambiguous… at best….. that our […] Read more »