Monthly Archives: January 2017

A Message from Fr. James Martin

“I was a stranger and you did not welcome me.” President Trump has announced that he will order the construction of a Mexican border wall, the first in a series of actions to crack down on immigrants, which will include … Continue reading

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With the Lord, I Fear Nothing

Now more than ever in the United States, members of the LGBTQ community have reasons to fear and be concerned about their present situations and their future. The right to affordable, accessible healthcare is threatened. The right to housing, equal … Continue reading

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Transgender Woman Speaks to Jewish Orthodoxy

Spreading LGBT Awareness to Jewish Orthodoxy I just came across this story about a transgender woman who identifies with the Hasidic Jewish culture. I find it inspiring that someone has the courage to identify as transgender openly in what has … Continue reading

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Ezekiel 13:7-9

Ezekiel 13:7-9 (ESV) “Have you not seen a futile vision, and have you not spoken false divination? You say, ‘The Lord says,’ but I have not spoken.” Therefore says the Lord God: “Because you have spoken nonsense and envisioned lies, … Continue reading

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1 John 4:1-4 “Test the spirits…”

1 John 4:1 (ESV) “Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world.” Reflection:  Just because a pastor or priest or bishop or even … Continue reading

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What is a Sodomite?

Some would like to equate homosexuality with sodomy or apply the terms interchangeably   as though homosexuality and sodomy were the same thing or that the words had the same definition. The Bible however, is very clear about what sodomy … Continue reading

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1 Timothy 6:17-19

From the first letter to Timothy from the apostle Paul, I find a message for those who rule by greed and live for excessive profit at the expense of people. I found this particular passage in Scripture to be like … Continue reading

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