You Shall Never Wash My Feet, Unless You Look at Me

I was looking at old Busted Halo columns trying to get ideas for questions that have never been asked for our Googling God features. Sometimes we use solicited questions and sometimes we decide to “cover” a particular topic. So I was looking for things we’ve covered before about Holy Week. And I came upon a […]

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The Church Jackasses

Today Jesus greets us in the gospel riding in on an ass. In graduate school a professor posited that the symbol of this is a contrast of the Romans in authority riding in on majestic chariots and horses while the King of Kings comes in on a simple donkey without need for fanfare. He went […]

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Abraham’s Faith

Today’s first reading is one of my favorites. I know someone is thinking…”FAVORITES? God asks Abraham to kill his only son–why in the world would that be your favorite reading?” Well it is. And here’s why. First of all it’s a dramatic story where God seemingly asks Abraham to do something unthinkable. And the question […]

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And Then, She Waved at Me

Today I was riding the Buffalo rail—it’s not much just a subway ride that goes down Main Street from the University to the Erie Canal–or more importantly, the Hockey Arena. On my ride I encountered a young mother with two rambunctious children and I longed to escape into my book that I’m reading for my […]

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