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Thought for the Day: the Lord will provide

Thought for the Day: the Lord will provide

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Want peace? Know Jesus Christ says Archbishop Sviatoslav

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St Irene: voice of the messiah to her people

St Irene: voice of the messiah to her people

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Sunday of the Paralytic: healing in the water of faith

Sunday of the Paralytic: healing in the water of faith

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Father Tom: Lessons parents can learn from third-graders

Father Tom: Lessons parents can learn from third-graders

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True disciples seek to love and obey Jesus Christ

True disciples seek to love and obey Jesus Christ

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Father Tom: Can the Pope decide that something is no longer sinful?

Father Tom: Can the Pope decide that something is no longer sinful?

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Live from Egypt: God saves His people from bondage

Live from Egypt: God saves His people from bondage

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The Big Bang Theory is 'God-friendly'

The Big Bang Theory is 'God-friendly'

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Christians: take courage to not be scandalized

Christians: take courage to not be scandalized

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Lent is a time for healing

Lent is a time for healing

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Pope Francis: death penalty is 'inadmissible'

Pope Francis: death penalty is 'inadmissible'

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Abraham's sacrifice: there is no Christianity without Judaism

Abraham's sacrifice: there is no Christianity without Judaism

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Hello Father, it's been forty years

Hello Father, it's been forty years

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Reconciliation and the Prodigal Son

Reconciliation and the Prodigal Son

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Jesus confronts the long and winding road

Jesus confronts the long and winding road

Let us go to neighboring towns that I may preach there also. For this purpose I have come.

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Divorce, children, and Thomas Aquinas

Divorce, children, and Thomas Aquinas

Divorce places children in the dire position of having to choose between their parents, and possibly violating one of the Ten Commandments.

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Scriptural reflection: the prodigal son and the naked father

Scriptural reflection: the prodigal son and the naked father

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Catholic Libertarians in the critics' den

Catholic Libertarians in the critics' den

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Reflection for the Sunday after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Reflection for the Sunday after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

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The Sunday before the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

The Sunday before the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

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Catholics face the homosexual Zeitgeist

Catholics face the homosexual Zeitgeist

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The true primacy of Saint Peter

The true primacy of Saint Peter

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Scientists' discovery may offer evidence of Noah's flood waters

Scientists' discovery may offer evidence of Noah's flood waters

Trapped beneath the earth, there are oceans worth of water say two American scientists. We should be glad that it's there.

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A reflection on the meaning of Easter

A reflection on the meaning of Easter

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Finding the joy of Easter, throughout the Christian year

Finding the joy of Easter, throughout the Christian year

All too often, many Christians have a funereal approach to their faith during the year. A paschal perspective lends joy and hope. Christ is risen! Indeed He is risen!

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What was Jesus doing on Holy Saturday?

What was Jesus doing on Holy Saturday?

Why did Jesus go to hell?

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The covenantal nature of Man: A reflection on the ministry of the Virgin Mary as co-redemptrix

The covenantal nature of Man: A reflection on the ministry of the Virgin Mary as co-redemptrix

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The Book of Jotham: book review

The Book of Jotham: book review

'Exceptional Lenten reading' from Arthur Powers.

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Thought for the day: 'Deny yourself'

Thought for the day: 'Deny yourself'

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Saint Peter and the keys to the Kingdom

Saint Peter and the keys to the Kingdom

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Evangelization: an invitation to life itself

Evangelization: an invitation to life itself

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The primacy of God: where Marxism failed

The primacy of God: where Marxism failed

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Reflection on Christmas: bringing Christ's sacrifice to the world

Reflection on Christmas: bringing Christ's sacrifice to the world

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Saint Luke: an apostle of Thanksgiving

Saint Luke: an apostle of Thanksgiving

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St James: the brother of Jesus

St James: the brother of Jesus

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The Conception of St John the Baptist

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Reforming the Catholic Church to suit the newspapers

Reforming the Catholic Church to suit the newspapers

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The Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos

The Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos

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John the Baptist: defender of marriage

John the Baptist: defender of marriage

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Book review: What Jesus Really Said about the End of the World

Book review: What Jesus Really Said about the End of the World

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Contemplating the Gospel: Fishers of men

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Sunday of the Holy Fathers: a cloud of witnesses

Sunday of the Holy Fathers: a cloud of witnesses

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Pope Francis: without the Cross, we are worldly

Pope Francis: without the Cross, we are worldly

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Book review: 'Biblical Silence'

Book review: 'Biblical Silence'

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Contemplating the Gospel: the Encounter in the Temple

Contemplating the Gospel: the Encounter in the Temple

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Why does God permit tragedies like the nightclub fire in Brazil?

Why does God permit tragedies like the nightclub fire in Brazil?

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Contemplating the Gospel: Take up thy bed and walk

Contemplating the Gospel: Take up thy bed and walk

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Contemplating the Gospel: the Publican and the Pharisee

Contemplating the Gospel: the Publican and the Pharisee

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Pope calls on Christians to live as children of God

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Read oldest copy of St Paul's Epistles

Read oldest copy of St Paul's Epistles

Download a free app of the world's oldest copy of the Epistles of Paul of Tarsus.

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Important archaeological site excavated in Israel

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Actionable intelligence from Jesus Himself

Actionable intelligence from Jesus Himself

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Contemplating the Gospel: Blessed be the Lord God of Israel

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Pope's message for peace: down with the dictatorship of relativism

Full text of Pope Benedict's message for the world day of peace.

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Relativism generates violence, says Pope Benedict

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Meditation: Speaking the Faith, loudly

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Contemplating the Gospel: he who rejects you rejects Me

Contemplating the Gospel: he who rejects you rejects Me

Christians celebrate the Feast of Michael the Archangel on November 8.

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Contemplating the Gospel: for all the saints who from their labors rest

Contemplating the Gospel: for all the saints who from their labors rest

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Contemplating the Gospel: he who rejects me rejects the Father

Contemplating the Gospel: he who rejects me rejects the Father

St Luke the Evangelist, Iconographer, Linguist, and Martyr.

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Contemplating the Gospel: Love is patient

Contemplating the Gospel: Love is patient

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Contemplating the Gospel: la´citÚ positive and secularism

Contemplating the Gospel: la´citÚ positive and secularism

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Message from Daraya: Lament of Christian Syrians

Message from Daraya: Lament of Christian Syrians

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Contemplating the Gospel: Words of eternal life

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Contemplating the Gospel: What kind of God do you believe in?

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Contemplating the Gospel: This man blasphemes

Contemplating the Gospel: This man blasphemes

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Contemplating the Gospel: Astounded at their disbelief

Contemplating the Gospel: Astounded at their disbelief

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Feast of SS Peter and Paul

Feast of SS Peter and Paul

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Contemplating the Gospel: Consider the lilies of the field

Contemplating the Gospel: Consider the lilies of the field

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Contemplating the Gospel: Second Sunday after Pentecost

Contemplating the Gospel: Second Sunday after Pentecost

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Contemplating the Gospel: It's Sunday at Last!

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Hmm, could it be Satan?

Hmm, could it be Satan?

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A Sunday reflection: courtroom drama

A Sunday reflection: courtroom drama

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Sunday of the Samaritan Woman: receive living water

Sunday of the Samaritan Woman: receive living water

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Contemplating the Gospel: To bear fruit

Contemplating the Gospel: To bear fruit

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Contemplating the Gospel: the Good Shepherd

Contemplating the Gospel: the Good Shepherd

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Contemplating the Gospel: healing the paralytic

Contemplating the Gospel: healing the paralytic

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'My Peace I Give You' by Dawn Eden: book excerpt

'My Peace I Give You' by Dawn Eden: book excerpt

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Contemplating the Gospel: Thomas Sunday

Contemplating the Gospel: Thomas Sunday

Peace be with you.

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Saint of the Day: Martin the Confessor, Pope of Rome

Saint of the Day: Martin the Confessor, Pope of Rome

Martin, born in Italy, was the last Pope of Rome to be martyred. He met his end, due to starvation and sickness, in what is now the Crimean region of Ukraine.

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Pope calls on Christians to be reborn as children of God

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Relics of Jesus' Passion are for every day of the year

Relics of Jesus' Passion are for every day of the year

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Easter homily: O death, where is thy sting?

Easter homily: O death, where is thy sting?

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Contemplating the Gospel: seal the Tomb and wait

Contemplating the Gospel: seal the Tomb and wait

On the Saturday before Easter, Christians prepare to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Be quiet, be still. Listen.

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Contemplating the Gospel: Good and Holy Friday

Contemplating the Gospel: Good and Holy Friday

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Contemplating the Gospel: Mary Magdalene lets down her hair

Contemplating the Gospel: Mary Magdalene lets down her hair

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The Passion, Simon of Cyrene, and the Scandal of the Cross

The Passion, Simon of Cyrene, and the Scandal of the Cross

Like Simon, we first embrace our cross reluctantly, resentfully. So we walk behind Jesus for a long, long time before anything compels us to take up the Cross.

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Contemplating the Gospel: Sunday of Palms

Contemplating the Gospel: Sunday of Palms

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Jesus and Judaism connection still matters, according to Jewish scholar

Jesus and Judaism connection still matters, according to Jewish scholar

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Contemplating the Gospel: Joseph, do not be afraid

Contemplating the Gospel: Joseph, do not be afraid

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Contemplating the Gospel: I have sinned against the Father and you

Contemplating the Gospel: I have sinned against the Father and you

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Thought for the Day: Let us forgive one another

Thought for the Day: Let us forgive one another

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Lent in a City on a Hill

Lent in a City on a Hill

Lent, like the priesthood, is about sacrifice.

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Contemplating the Gospel: final judgement

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Hannah's Child: book review

Hannah's Child: book review

How can we begin to understand our baptismal mandate to renounce evil?

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Lessons for Christians in 'Act of Valor'

Lessons for Christians in 'Act of Valor'

What are Christians willing to sacrifice to defend their faith? Members of the US Navy SEAL teams risk their own lives every day to defend democracy and their country. Are Christians willing to hazard as much?

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Contemplating the Gospel: help the little faith I have

Contemplating the Gospel: help the little faith I have

Only prayer can drive out some kinds of spirits.

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Lent is for soul-searching

Lent is for soul-searching

The word 'lent' is not in the Bible, some have noted. But the words 'bible' and 'trinity' are not in the Bible either. What is a Christian to do?

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Pope Benedict's Lenten message

Lent is a time to reflect on the very heart of Christian faith: charity.

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Christians should not be surprised by sin in the world

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