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Author Archives: Bosco Peters

God’s Will and GPS Navigation

God’s Will and GPS Navigation

I recently needed to rent a car. It had a wonderful GPS navigation system. There would be a very-far-away, ultimate destination – and it would plot a route. I could specify shortest, fastest, avoid tolls, avoid motorways, etc. Sometimes, I wouldn’t follow the system’s instructions. Sometimes, there were significant new changes and there was a… Continue Reading

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Resources for the Third Sunday of Easter

Resources for the Third Sunday of Easter

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may rejoice in sharing in Christ’s resurrection] pause O God, in Christ’s humiliation, you stooped down, and raised up the fallen world in the resurrection, grant to your faithful people a holy joy, so that those whom you have freed may delight in you eternally; through Jesus Christ… Continue Reading

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20,000 Comments

20,000 Comments

Recently, this site passed the point of having 20,000 comments. This isn’t a site with a lot of discussion – you are always welcome (of course) to discuss, add your ideas, debate even… One of the great things – when I look at other sites with a lot of debating – is that on this… Continue Reading

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The faith of Lieutenant-Colonel Beltrame, the French police officer who swapped places with hostage

The faith of Lieutenant-Colonel Beltrame, the French police officer who swapped places with hostage

On 24 March 2018, a terrorist entered a supermarket in Trèbes armed with a handgun, a hunting knife, and three homemade bombs. He shot two people dead and took others hostage. Police negotiated for release of the hostages, and Lieutenant-Colonel Beltrame offered to take the place of the final one, a woman. Arnaud Beltrame left… Continue Reading

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Second Sunday of Easter

Second Sunday of Easter

Let us pray (in silence) [that through the fifty days of Easter, the Risen Christ will touch and transform our lives] pause Grant, we pray, O God, [or Almighty God] that we, who share in the paschal celebrations, may, through your goodness, hold fast to them in the way we live our lives; through Jesus… Continue Reading

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Fixing Easter Day

Fixing Easter Day

An agreement has been reached to move Easter to April 1, “whatever day of the week that might happen to be”. A committee has been meeting several times a year for three years. It has had representatives from the Vatican, Eastern Orthodoxy (2 reps: Constantinople and Moscow), the Copts, Armenians, Anglicans, and The World Council… Continue Reading

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