Posted on Oct 18, 2009 in Homilies
Fr. Dan Ruff, S.J. – Pastor
Old St. Joseph’s Church – 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
29th Sunday in OT (B) – 10-18-09
In his wonderful little book, Telling the Truth: The Gospel as Tragedy, Comedy & Fairy Tale, Presbyterian writer, theologian and preacher, Frederick Buechner asks this provocative question: “Is it possible, I wonder, to say that it is only when you hear the Gospel as a wild and marvelous joke that you really hear it at all? Heard as anything else, the Gospel is the church’s thing, the preacher’s thing, the lecturer’s thing. Heard as a...