Posts from July 2022

4 Items

Saving the “Minister” in Ministry

by Tom Andel

(For the audio version of this blog, please visit: http://brothersinchristcmf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Mass-Blog-for-the-19th-Sunday-in-Ordinary-Time-2022.mp3) Religious leaders of all faiths have one thing in common. Their faith. Supplies of this precious asset may vary, but an abundance has led the faithful throughout history to do strange things—from painting their doorposts with sacrificial lamb’s blood so the angel of death would […]

What’s Handicapping Our Walk?

by Tom Andel

(For the audio version of this blog, please visit: http://brothersinchristcmf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Mass-Blog-for-the-18th-Sunday-in-Ordinary-Time-2022.mp3) For what profit comes to man from all the toil and anxiety of heartwith which he has labored under the sun?All his days sorrow and grief are his occupation;even at night his mind is not at rest.This also is vanity. (Ecc 1:2; 2:21-23) If you […]

The Kingdom’s Contagion

by Tom Andel

(For the audio version of this blog, please visit: http://brothersinchristcmf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Mass-Blog-for-the-17th-Sunday-in-Ordinary-Time-2022.mp3) This Sunday’s Mass is all about forgiveness. We are called to be as persistent in offering it as we are in asking for it. It’s a family trait—if you count God’s Kingdom as your family. The world’s been through a lot with the family of […]

Dead Ends Yield Rotten Fruit

by Tom Andel

(For the audio version of this blog, please visit: http://brothersinchristcmf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Mass-Blog-for-the-16th-Sunday-in-Ordinary-Time-2022.mp3) “Life is a journey, not a destination.” That bit of wisdom has been credited to Ralph Waldo Emerson, but what he actually wrote in a series of essays was: “To finish the moment, to find the journey’s end in every step of the road, to […]