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S+L BLOG: Salvation



Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C – August 21, 2016 Though today’s Gospel (Luke 13:22-30) may well be a loose collection of Jesus’ sayings – uttered in several different contexts but brought together here under the general heading “Who will be saved?” – the overall tone of Jesus’ meaning is clear: the Good News ...read more
A few days ago, the World Health Organization, or WHO, reported that all processed meats such as bacon, sausages and ham do in fact cause cancer; moreover, red meats were categorised as “probably carcinogenic.” My first reaction after reading the report was, “Then, who can be saved?” (Luke 18:26). I think most of us knew ...read more
Last Sunday was the Feast of the Triumph or Exaltation of the Cross. For the last two Sundays on the S+L Blog, we’ve been looking at why we exalt the cross, an instrument of death. We saw that Jesus died to destroy death forever, so we don’t have to be under the power of death anymore. ...read more