Hell. “You keep using that word. I don’t think it means what you think it means.”

In the movie the Princess Bride, one of the heroes, Inrigo Montoya, responds to one of the villains’ continual use of the word “inconceivable”.  Each time the villian, supposedly a genius, says, “Inconceivable” what occurs actually is very conceivable.  Finally, Inrigo says the famous line, “You keep using that word.  I do not think it […]

Wanted: Dead or Alive

The Gospel from today’s Mass (John 7:1-2, 10, 25-30) recalls the courage of Christ in the face of the muderous intent of the Jewish leadership

The Non-PC God: Calling a spade a spade

In today’s Gospel from the Mass (John 5:31-47), Jesus offers a blunt assessment of the Jews who would not, or could not, realize that God was in their very midst.