Tag Archives: Time


This thing all things devours: Birds, beasts, trees, flowers; Gnaws iron, bites steal; Grinds hard stones to meal; Slays kings, ruins town, And beats high mountain down. ~ J. R. R. Tolkien in The Hobbit             Msgr. Magee’s homily on Wednesday, the 14th of March 2018 spoke some thoughts that I had been seeking to […]


Time is God’s messenger

Yesterday, our seminary’s faculty enjoyed a day of recollection at the beautiful Wooten Mansion in Bryn Mawr, home of the I.H.M. conference center.  This annual Lenten exercise, held on the day when Winter turned to Spring (at 12:57 p.m.), was a welcome respite to the seasonal doldrums and the educational labors. Among the themes drawn […]