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Tag: false prophets

Wise Men, Flattering, May Deceive Us

November 15, 2018 3 Comments
Wise Men, Flattering, May Deceive Us

Judas Maccabeus was Handel’s most famous oratorio during his lifetime, more popular even than the Messiah. There are many wonderful moments in it, especially its bold and brave choruses. Written in 1746, it covers the biblical events of 170–160 B.C., when Judea was ruled by the Seleucids and the people were compelled to worship Zeus. […]

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False Teachers – What is a Catholic to Do?

October 8, 2018 16 Comments
False Teachers – What is a Catholic to Do?

In the first reading at daily Mass for Monday of the 27th Week, St. Paul warns of perhaps the most damaging evil facing the Church: dissension from within. I am amazed that you are so quickly forsaking the one who called you by the grace of Christ for a different gospel (not that there is […]

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Pondering St. Paul’s Lament of Savage Wolves

May 15, 2018 11 Comments
Pondering St. Paul’s Lament of Savage Wolves

In the first reading for Wednesday of the 7th Week of Easter, St. Paul warns of perhaps the most damaging and wrenching evil that the Church must face: dissension from within. I know that after my departure savage wolves will come among you, and they will not spare the flock. And from your own group, […]

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