New favorite Gospel (from today’s Mass readings):

Jesus came with his disciples into the house. Again the crowd gathered, making it impossible for them even to eat. When his relatives heard of this they set out to seize him, for they said, “He is out of his mind.”


  1. Quin Finnegan says

    I get that a lot. The last part, I mean, which I will now interpret as “Christ-like”.

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  3. Angelico Nguyen, Esq., OP says

    And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they began to speak with divers tongues, according as the Holy Ghost gave them to speak. […] And [their hearers] were all astonished, and wondered, saying one to another: ‘What does this mean?’ But others, mocking, said: ‘These men are full of new wine.’

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    • I like what follows even better, when Peter defends his sobriety by noting it is only 9 in the morning. Which I quickly point out to undergrads proves that even in ancient Israel, there’s a happy hour and before lunch ain’t it.

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