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September 14, 2019

can you look back on your life and picture the loss of all those memories? or of this moment? or of a moment of particular bitterness or suffering? you may, as I, have gotten over the feeling of suffering, but the details of the events will still stick in your head. is...

June 1, 2019

(I just wanted to use the word motif.)

There was in the days of Herod, the king of Judea, a certain priest named Zachary, of the course of Abia; and his wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name Elizabeth. And they were both just before God, walking in all the co...

May 25, 2019

And on the last, and great day of the festivity, Jesus stood and cried, saying: If any man thirst, let him come to me, and drink. He that believeth in me, as the scripture saith, Out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. Now this he said of the Spirit which t...

March 12, 2019

We are reconciled to God through the sacrifice of His Son, Jesus Christ. This sacrifice was effected through the great suffering of His earthly body. We participate in His sacrifice at Holy Mass, and through joining our own sufferings to His through the intentions of o...

November 14, 2018

Jesus Christ is the Light of the world.

How can a man, even the Son of Man, be a light? We see Christ depicted in art with a halo behind His head, which implies light, and the saints are likewise depicted, and we are all to be a light to the world, so is this light some...

September 1, 2018

Can one imagine one's demise?


Can you look back on your life and picture the loss of all those memories? Or of this moment? Or of a moment of particular bitterness or suffering? You may have gotten over the feeling of suffering, but the details of the events will still...

April 18, 2018

When speaking of God, it does not interest me, nor is it my intention, to try to make everything a proof. When describing a loved one, we don’t gear every statement so we can conclude, “and so that proves they are loveable”. Neither is it my interest or intention merel...

April 7, 2018

There is a surface-level appearance of dichotomy in Christianity between dogma and pastoral care. Dogma is a bad word in the secular world and this has spilled over into the religious. I remember a bumper sticker I once saw, like the above title, either Tell Your Dogma...

March 31, 2018

The Holy Spirit. The Third Person of the Holy Trinity. The Lord, the Giver of Life.

And the angel answering, said to her: The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the most High shall overshadow thee. And therefore also the Holy which shall be born of thee s...

March 26, 2018

Then Jesus spoke to the multitudes and to his disciples, Saying: The scribes and the Pharisees have sitten on the chair of Moses. All things therefore whatsoever they shall say to you, observe and do: but according to their works do ye not; for they say, and do not. Fo...

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