Monthly Archives: March 2016

Resurrection and the Senses: In Defence of Thomas

Originally at: http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2016/03/25/4432029.htm by Oliver O’Donovan “Eight days later, his disciples were inside again, and Thomas was with them. Although the doors were locked, Jesus came and stood among them and said, ‘Peace be with you’. Then he said to Thomas, ‘Put … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ homily at the Mass of the Easter Vigil

Please find below the English translation of Pope Francis’ homily at the Mass of the Easter Vigil “Peter ran to the tomb” (Lk 24:12).  What thoughts crossed Peter’s mind and stirred his heart as he ran to the tomb?  The … Continue reading

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Chaput to Mormons

Originally at: http://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2016/03/awakenings by Archbishop Chaput I’m here today because I believe the friendship of the LDS and Catholic communities is important. The better we know each other’s stories as religious minorities in this country, the better we can support each … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Easter

Originally at: http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-challenge-of-easter-1458916153 by Fr James Martin When was the last time you felt stressed out by Easter? So much Easter shopping to do, so many Easter cards to write, so many Easter gatherings to attend. Not to mention the endless … Continue reading

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Correction on Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil story

http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/blog/fate-of-kidnapped-fr-tom-uzhannil-remains-unknown/

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‘It’s Cool to Believe in God’

Originally at: http://www.lifezette.com/faithzette/its-cool-to-believe-in-god/ by Elisa Cipollone “I’m a vegan. I find it harder to talk about being a vegan than about my faith,” Gianna Simone joked in a sit-down interview with LifeZette. The young up-and-comer recently appeared in “God’s Not Dead 2,” … Continue reading

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Creative Minorities

Originally at: http://www.firstthings.com/article/2014/01/on-creative-minorities by  Rabbi Jonathan Sacks Almost exactly twenty-six centuries ago, a man not otherwise known for his positive psychology sat down to write a letter to his coreligionists in a foreign land. The man was Jeremiah. The people to whom … Continue reading

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