Posts tagged "James Holmes"

Can the Colorado Movie Massacre Shooter Convert?

Can the Colorado movie massacre shooter convert?  Repent?  Feel real sorrow for what he has done?  It happens: Whoever Does the Will of the Father Forgive me for not having written you.  I’m afraid you must have been worried.  To tell the truth, and I admit it to my deep shame, for some time things... Read more »

In the Aftermath of the Colorado Shootings

“Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest awhile.” – from today’s Gospel, Mark 6:30-34 Jesus’ words seem like a soft blanket in which to wrap ourselves in after the Colorado shootings. One of my colleagues here at ChicagoNow wrote about the attention heaped on the shooter in this tragedy.  Her article can... Read more »

Would Jesus Carry a Gun?

The Gospels don’t mention anything about Jesus “packing heat” because guns weren’t invented yet.  When Jesus got angry with the money changers being in His Father’s house, he tossed the tables in frustration.  That was about as violent as our Lord got. But with the shootings in Colorado and the shootings that happen every day here in... Read more »