An apocalypse of hope

Posted November 18, 2018 9:39 am by Fr. Nick Meisl

An apocalypse of hope

33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B | Daniel 12:1-3; Mark 13:24-32I really like to watch “apocalyptic” movies (e.g. Mad Max, the Matrix, World War Z, Snowpiercer etc.). These movies describe a not too distant future in which the world as we know it has been destroyed by some plague, cataclysmic war, environmental destruction or zombie uprising . Although these movies often show a small group of people battling for survival in their new reality, overall these movies are rather grim and fear-inducing. Perhaps I need to reflect on why I like them so much! In the Bible, we find

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