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Same-sex desire and unions in A Bride's Story

Otoyomegatari is an ongoing manga series by Kaoru Mori, the same artist who brought us Emma. It is published in English by Yen Press… 1,754 more words

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Gospel Year B (4) Gethsemane

Mark 14:1-15:47 (part 4)

God knows all things, and Jesus knew Peter’s weakness, even when Peter was most emphatic; we should be cautious about what we promise lest our words be greater than our strength to carry them through – as St Augustine reminds us. 417 more words

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Palm Sunday Year B (3) The Last Supper

Mark 14:1-15:47 (part 3)

We know from the Didache (9) and Justin Martyr (First Apology 65-66) that the early Church followed the practice of celebrating the Eucharist according to the practice of Christ at the Last Supper. 414 more words

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Palm Sunday Year B (2) Judas

Mark 14:1-15:47 (part 2)

St Cyprian points out how patient Jesus is, even with Judas, whom he knows will betray him. In saying that one of them would betray Him, Jesus sifts the Apostles, and we see the good hearts of all but one of them in their sorrow. 266 more words

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Palm Sunday Year B (1) Bethany

Mark 14:1-15:47 (part 1)

The length of this Sunday’s Gospel suggests that breaking it into four posts might be best: this, Bethany, is the first, to be followed by Judas; Last Supper; Gethsemane. 508 more words

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A Positive Attitude

In mathematics we are taught that the addition sign, the plus sign is called a positive, while the minus sign is called a negative. When you add something you gain something, when you subtract you lose something. 1,074 more words

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