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Fra Josemaria M. Barbin on The Temptation of the Istari

The following essay has been writing for this blog by one of our seminarians, Fra Josemaria M. Barbin.  I agree with it entirely.

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Religion

18th Sunday B: Manna and the Bread of Life

In the Old Testament, manna plays a big role in Israel’s journey through the desert to the Promised Land. According to the Book of Exodus, only one month after they left Egypt, the Israelites began to complain that God had abandoned them. 619 more words

Religion

Holier-Than-Thou

Jonathan Swift said, “We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.” Second Blessing ponders this truth. 152 more words

Fiction

Romans 8: 6-8

The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace. The mind governed by the flesh is hostile to God; it does not submit to God’s law, nor can it do so. 409 more words

Believe

July 31, 2015

Last night one of us homeless got kicked out just for cussing!  It pissed me off but then I thought what would Jesus do.  A common question people ask to say we should love, forgive, and help one another.  552 more words

General

Fascinating

This is one of the most fascinating conversations I’ve ever seen. I’d recommend anyone to watch it all the way through. I’m particularly interested in the way Huddlestun insists that there was a ‘Historical Jesus'; he seems (rightly) very insistent that Biblical text should be backed up by other texts written around the time, but I’ve heard from a number of sources that the existence (and certainly the miraculous acts) of Jesus are often missing.

Atheism

The Beginning of Eternal Life

Daily Bible Reading – Isaiah 65,66; Psalm 62; John 3

Today’s Key Passage – John 3:11-21

 

The check is in the mail.  I will get back to you.   457 more words

Bible