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Ta-Nehisi Coates and Yom Kippur

My Rabbi came up to me after services in September, a week before the high holidays, to ask if I would be willing to do one of the readings for Yom Kippur afternoon. 1,036 more words


Biblical Story of the Mass

Host – Tom Nash, Fr. Wade Menezes

Prefigured in the Old Testament and fulfilled in the New, the biblical story of the Mass spans the breadth of Scripture and beyond. 997 more words

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Jesus the Final Sacrifice

Bible Base :  Hebrews 9:24-28, Mark 1:14-20 , Leviticus 16

Aim  – To understand Jesus as the final sacrifice

When we gather on remembrance Sunday – the idea of sacrifice is at the forefront of our minds when we consider the war dead and the human price of our freedom . 1,690 more words

Sunday Takeaways

High Holy Days

A month into my fellowship at Tantur, and though time is flying, it has proved to be just what I needed – an escape from the work and distractions of Rome. 487 more words

Interreligious Dialogue

How Great are Commandments?

Despite only being eleven years old, Yadid decided to fast this year on Yom Kippur. Being that he is not yet a Bar Mitzvah (13 years old) he had no obligation to do so. 536 more words

Yom Kippur

Ask the Thoughtful Pastor: Atonement and Salvation

Two similar questions for the Thoughtful Pastor today from theologically deep thinkers.

Dear Thoughtful Pastor: “What was the saving work that was accomplished on the cross?   806 more words


Of Scapegoats and Jubilees: Reading Between the Lines in Luke 4:16-30

In Luke 4:16-30 we have a uniquely Lukan story. After his baptism by John, Jesus undergoes 40 days of temptation in the wilderness. He then returns to Galilee full of the Spirit and teaches in the synagogues. 686 more words