You’ll never get in trouble if you make this kind of mistake

Catholic Lectors
Have never heard a Lector do this – reading something recommended from


You’ll never get in trouble for making a mistake while trying to do the right thing.

It was that way at Disney, if you had a great leader. Not sure how it plays out in the Catholic Church.

Note: i did as the note above suggests. Hours later, an email asking me to not do it again. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

PS. Several Parishioners told me immediately after Mass that the context was important and that it helped them understand the reading.





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Not in a million years

University of Iowa Track


(photo: University of Iowa Track… most runners are road runners, not track & field runners)

When we pray for others it is good and decent. When we pray for ourselves is that selfish?

Maybe by itself, but as a percentage of daily prayers for the past decade, not in a million years.

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