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Question: Interpreting and Dating the Bible

St. Matthew and the Angel (destroyed in 1945)

Marcy asks a big, multi-part question.  I took the liberty in breaking this rather large and varied question into five smaller questions.  2,705 more words

Controversy

Wedding Feast at Cana

As we continue our way through John Paul II’s additional mysteries to the Rosary. The second Luminous Mystery we hear about the first miracle and the beginning of the public ministry of Jesus. 244 more words

Rosary

What are we really celebrating at Christmas?

The short answer to this question, of course, is “We celebrate Jesus’ birthday.”

But if we stop there, and regard the holiday as just another historical anniversary, we would overlook the life-changing truth: God became man, and was born of the Virgin, to fulfill his saving plan… 299 more words

Jesus

WATCH: Beautiful! How all of history culminates in the birth of Jesus

This gorgeous video by the Skit Guys captures the work of a talented artist at high speed and sets it to the traditional hymn “Come Thou Long Expected Jesus,” to show the Christmas story and how all of creation longs for the coming of Christ.

Christmas

An Advent Heart

I like being called to holiness, and not just reminded of my sins. (Don’t we all?) I was thinking of this lately as I considered the different impact Advent has on my heart and spiritual than that of Lent. 491 more words

Advent

Jesus' other name

Yesterday, I spent some time pondering the implication of Jesus’ fulfillment of the prophecy to Ahaz, specifically what it meant that Jesus was Immanuel, God with us.   354 more words

Bible

Advent: Why We Wait

Advent is here! A new liturgical year has begun, and I am always so grateful to start a new year in the life of the Church with this season of waiting and reflection. 334 more words

Advent-to-All Saints