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The Narrow Gate

Jesus says in Matthew 7:

Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the road is easy that leads to destruction, and there are many who take it. 

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Christ the King

Pilate said to Jesus,
“Are you the King of the Jews?”
Jesus answered, “Do you say this on your own
or have others told you about me?”

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Prayer, Death and Eternity

Since many Christians, moreover, have lost their eschatological sense, death is surrounded by silence, by anxiety, or by an attempt to relegate it to the ranks of the trivial. 242 more words

Learning How To Pray

Why art became grotesque

By Tom Quiner

I stepped into the Cincinnati Contemporary Art Museum several years back and got the shock of my life.  The “art”, and I use the term loosely, was ugly. 305 more words


The Four Last Things

The trees are transforming from symbols of life into symbols of lifelessness. The air is getting unexpectedly cold, like a room with a ghost in it. 856 more words


The Mist

After last Sunday the readings at Mass have turned Eschatological; Holy Mother Church is now reflecting on the end of times. This of course continues to next weekend and the Solemnity of Christ the King; but it doesn’t stop there. 404 more words


From the Coalface {SQT} Synod on the Family

Linking up with Kelly at This Ain’t the Lyceum.

Head over to her blog to check out all the other Quick takes!


There have been many adverse reactions to the Synod on the Family, and many well-intentioned Catholics seemed to have just despaired over the whole  912 more words

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