Tag Archive | St. Paul’s Ode to Love

St. Paul’s Ode to Love ~ How do we measure up?

  Many of us are thinking of our Valentine’s these days — our lovers,  intend-eds, spouses, classmates, mothers and also spouses remembering their deceased loved ones. Hallmark would encourage us to “send the very best.”   And marketeers would like to get their greedy fingers on our credit cards for this one-day holiday, wouldn’t they? So let’s […]

Love transforms us

Dear Friends, We’ve been talking about St. Paul’s Ode to Love (1 Corinthians 13) ~ the awesome love that transforms. But many of us don’t know how to love in a way that transforms because we’re more interested in getting love than giving it. So, let’s think about that for a moment. Many young folks in our society have […]

Ode to Love

Many of us are thinking of our Valentine’s these days — our lovers,  intend-eds, spouses, classmates, mothers . . .  At least Hallmark would have us “send the very best.” So, what is love? I’ve officiated at the marriages of many young couples during my years as a priest who’ve chosen  St. Paul’s Ode to […]

Ode to Love

Many of us are thinking of our Valentine’s these days — our lovers,  “intendeds.” spouses, classmates, mothers . . .  At least Hallmark would have us “send the very best.” So, what is love? I’ve officiated at the marriages of many young couples  over the 45 years of my priesthood who’ve chosen  St. Paul’s Ode […]

Ode to Love

Many of us are thinking of our Valentine’s these days — our lovers,  intend-eds, spouses, classmates, mothers . . .  At least Halmark would have us “send the very best.” So, what is love? I’ve officiated at the marriages of many young couples  over the nearly 45 years of my priesthood who’ve chosen  St. Paul’s […]

Love transforms us

Dear Friends, HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! We’ve been talking about St. Paul’s Ode to Love (1 Corinthians 13) ~ the awesome love that transforms. But many of us don’t know how to love in a way that transforms because we’re more interested in getting love than giving it. So, let’s think about that for a moment. Many young folks in […]

Ode to Love

Editor’s Note: Over the next 10 days, you’ll be exposed to a pot-pourri  of themes.  First, I’ll do a series on St. Paul’s famous Ode to Love.  But connected to that, a group has selected Valentine’s Day to draw attention to violence against women world-wide, so I will be incorporating that as well.  But to complicate things […]