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Georgian Church Hymns (b)

(Being continued from 1/12/18)

The term gamshvenebuli means to ‘ornament,’ ‘color,’ or ‘beautify,’ and refers
to the process of embellishing the canonical melody and harmony of church chant. 1,197 more words

Music

The Oxymoronic God

The tagline for this website uses the phrase ‘in the world but not of the world’, a tension that many Christians are familiar with. There are also paradoxes and enigmas that exist within God and are captured in the oxymorons that describe Him. 972 more words

God

Bostock's bad blunders ...

Read the series so far.

As we consider the oral arguments, let’s reset and consider what Bostock is all about. It’s always refreshing to set aside the rhetoric, the passion and the partisanship and just look at the text of the statute. 1,521 more words

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The Feast of the Most Precious Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ High Mass July 1 2020

St. John the Baptist Catholic School

“Knowing that you were not redeemed with corruptible things as gold and silver…but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb unspotted and undefiled.”

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Feast of the Most Precious Blood July 1 2020


 

 

 

The feast, celebrated in Spain in the 16th century, was later introduced to Italy by Saint Gaspar del Bufalo. 

 

For many dioceses there were two days to which the Office of the Precious Blood was assigned, the office being in both cases the same. 632 more words

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Here’s why July is dedicated to the Precious Blood of Jesus Christ

 

 

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Philip Kosloski  Jul 01, 2019

 

 

When the pope was in exile, he turned to the Blood of Christ for strength.

One particular devotion in the Catholic Church connected to the Passion of Jesus Christ is the honoring of his Precious Blood. 447 more words

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Against Christian nationalism

In the latest issue of Christianity Today, one article deals with Christian nationalism by surveying three books on the phenomenon. The article offers up about as good a summary of the plague of Christian nationalism in America that I’ve yet seen: 803 more words

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