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The USCCB does not know who wrote the Gospel of Matthew? Let's tell them.

March 25, 2017 (Steven O’Reilly) – Many faithful lay Catholics, I suspect, look at the conclusions that Catholic scripture scholars and theologians have come to in their studies over the last 50 plus years and have come to a conclusion of their own: theology is too important to be left to the theologians. 3,488 more words

a-Lenten-prayer-a-day, day 21, Friday, March 24, 2017

Note: As a personal, spiritual discipline, I write a prayer for each of the forty days of Lent; each petition focusing on a theme, truly, relating to a care or concern weighing on my mind and heart, at times, vexing my soul and spirit… 92 more words

A Personal Reflection

Why Should We #Forgive?

From time to time we are presented with relational challenges that drive us to our knees. There we are confronted by a flood of emotions which would seemingly rip us apart. 293 more words

The Church

"This Is My Beloved Son, With Whom I Am Well Pleased; Listen To Him"

Awhile back, the angels asked me to dedicate Sundays to the Gospels. With Love and Gratitude, here is the Gospel of Matthew 17:1-9

Jesus took Peter, James, and John his brother, … 384 more words

Daily Angel Message

Worthless Legs

Proverbs 26:7

“The legs of the lame are not equal: so is a parable in the mouth of fools.”

This verse and verse 9 are very similar; both talk about worthlessness of wisdom given to fools.

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Advice

At the Casket of a Newborn: A Lenten Reflection

Yesterday for the second time in my life I stood over a casket that was only a couple feet long.  I had to be there.  The word “had” is such a modest word, designed to be over used and yet I use it here reluctantly and carefully.   826 more words

Devotional Thoughts

26. A Reflection on Matthew 26:63-65

The high priest said to , “I charge you under oath by the living God: Tell us if you are the Anointed One, the Son of God.” “You have said so,” Jesus replied. 1,381 more words

Biblical Commentay