Daily Archives: October 6, 2013

Having Faith in the Slow Work of God


Published as a column in the Holy Sepulcher Bulletin for October 6, 2013

Often during Sunday homilies priests and deacons do not cover the Old Testament readings in any detail, if at all, because the gospel is the most important reading and so it gets most, if not all, of the attention.  So I thought I would devote some time in the bulletin this week with an Old Testament reading that I believe speaks very well to us in 2013.  In today’s first reading we hear from Habakkuk (rhymes with “have a look”), a prophet who was upset about what was happening in the world around him.  Today’s reading, as in much of the short book of Habakkuk, we hear the prophet complaining very directly to God: Continue reading

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