Tag Archives: Resurrection

The Best News Ever

We remembered our Lord’s execution on Friday. After Jesus was dead, Joseph of Arimathea asked Pilate for the body. He and another man wrapped the body of Jesus in a burial cloth and spices, placing it in a nearby tomb. … Continue reading

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Seeing the Big Picture

Today’s Mass is something new, introduced by Pius XI in 1925. We’ve had it on the last Sunday in Ordinary Time since 1970. Focusing on who and what our Lord is seems like a good way to wrap up the … Continue reading

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Love. And Science

Pharisees and Sadducees had been important and respected folks for about two centuries by the time our Lord talked about love. They agreed on quite a bit. Maybe more than they realized. But they didn’t see assorted political, social, and … Continue reading

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Taking God Seriously

We live in a big world. We’ve known that for a long time, and have been impressed. “How great are your works, LORD! How profound your designs!” (Psalms 92:6) But impressive as what we see is, God is greater: almighty, … Continue reading

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