Review: Persona Non Grata

Persona Non Grata: A Crime Novel of the Roman Empire by Ruth Downie My rating: 3 of 5 stars Another rollicking yarn in the ongoing adventures of Gaius Petreius Ruso. This edition sees Ruso travel back to his home in Gaul, accompanied by housekeeper Tilla, and straight into murder, mischief, and family dramas. This volume … Continue reading Review: Persona Non Grata


Homilies: 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

My homily for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B) as preached during the 5pm Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton. The readings were 1 Kings 17:10-16; Hebrews 9:24-28; Mark 12:38-44. "The observation of the behaviour of people contributing to the Temple treasury is a reminder to us that, like the widow, Christians are … Continue reading Homilies: 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B