An Altar of Human Hands

Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 9-18-16 Peace be with You, The gospel message we heard last week challenged us to face the uncomfortable reality that we are fallen creatures by confronting us with the most clear sign of our fallenness, i.e. that we turn away from the love of God just as he offers it to us.  A natural reaction to this reality would be to consign it to the realm of the abstract; saying something along the lines of “well it’s so hard to have a relationship with God beca...
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