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Not Your Average Messiah – A Homily for the 24th Sunday of the Year

September 15, 2018 2 Comments
Not Your Average Messiah – A Homily for the 24th Sunday of the Year

Jesus is Messiah and Lord, but He confounds every notion we have ever had about these titles. His power reaches perfection in “weakness” and He reigns from the cross. To the world this is utter absurdity, but the Lord insists that we meet Him at the cross. He chooses the foolish to shame the wise; […]

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Has Jesus Saved You from This Present Evil Age?

February 5, 2018 1 Comment
Has Jesus Saved You from This Present Evil Age?

Jesus Christ came to save us from our sins; that is certainly true. St. Paul said, The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost (1 Tim 1:15). St. Paul mentioned another truth, however, one we too often forget. It came […]

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Some Questions About the Birth of Christ You May Not Have Thought to Ask

December 26, 2017 4 Comments
Some Questions About the Birth of Christ You May Not Have Thought to Ask

During Christmas week we do well to ponder certain questions about the Incarnation and birth of our Lord. The questions are taken from St. Thomas Aquinas’s Summa Theologica. St. Thomas’s answers are presented in italics, while my inferior commentary appears in plain, red text. Whether Christ was born at a fitting time? (Summa Theologica III, […]

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