Bede Thomas

Bede Thomas
Spiritual notes by a Benedictine oblate.
Created 28 Oct 2021
  • In the Shadow of the Cross
    04 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    A homily for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) Life only makes sense in the shadow of the cross. That phrase came to me suddenly one day, watching another moment of senseless violence on the news. ...
  • In a lonely place
    02 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    After Joseph of Arimathea claimed the body of Jesus, he laid it in his own tomb, which was new and unused. Today we think of used cars, used clothes, used houses as somewhat lesser, and may consider a...
  • Listen
    01 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    The first words of the Rule of Benedict are “listen carefully.” If I continue this occasional journal, it will be because I’m following the rule of my Benedictine oblation and listening to those who c...
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