Posted on Oct 26, 2008 in Homilies
Fr. Dan Ruff, S.J. – Pastor, Old St. Joseph’s
30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A – 10-26-08
6:30 p.m. Mass
I watched an interesting movie on DVD this week; a sweet little independent movie called “Lars and the Real Girl.” Lars is 27 years old, and resides in a small town somewhere in the northern Midwest –probably Minnesota or North Dakota. To be precise, he lives in the converted garage behind what we eventually learn is his parents’ house, now inhabited by his older brother, Gus, and Gus’ wife, Karin.
The movie establishes quickly that Lars is...