Crux est Mundi Medicina

Year A, Good Friday John 18:1-19:42 I have a friend who calls me, most of the time with affection, “Father Smartypants.” I deserve the nickname (but don’t let me catch you using it). Last night, Fr. Smartypants showed off his knowledge of Greek, pointing out that the word f...
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The Cure for Amnesia

Year A, Maundy Thursday I Corinthians 11:23-26 I once read a book by a famous neurologist, Oliver Sacks, entitled The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales. The book is about odd brain disorders, such as amnesia. Most of us are familiar with amnesia through...
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