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Tag: Resurrection

An Unequivocal Affirmation by Jesus that the Dead Will Rise

June 6, 2018 4 Comments
An Unequivocal Affirmation by Jesus that the Dead Will Rise

In the Gospel for Wednesday of the 9th week, the Church presents us with a strong reminder and teaching on the resurrection. Let’s look at what we are taught: The Ridicule of the Resurrection – The Gospel opens as follows: Some Sadducees, who deny there is a resurrection, came forward and put [a] question to […]

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The "Great Gettin’ Up Morning" as Described in an Unlikely Advent Hymn

December 8, 2014 8 Comments
The "Great Gettin’ Up Morning" as Described in an Unlikely Advent Hymn

Here in the heart of Advent, we are considering how prepared we are for the Lord to come again. Either He will come to us or we will go to Him, but either way we must prepare. In today’s post I’d like to consider some teachings about the Day of Judgment, from an Advent hymn that […]

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When did the Resurrection become truly the Faith, and the official teaching of the Church?

April 12, 2012 8 Comments

In the early hours of the resurrection appearances on the first Easter Sunday news began to be circulated that Jesus was alive and had been seen. These reports were, at first disbelieved or at least doubted by the apostles. Various reports from both women and men were dismissed by the apostles. But suddenly in the […]

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The Resurrection Appearances Chronologically Arranged

April 9, 2012 45 Comments

This blog post is a follow-up from yesterday’s blog. You can read yesterday’s post by clicking HERE When we encounter the resurrection accounts in the New Testament we face a challenge in putting all the pieces together in a way that the sequence of the events flow in logical order. This is due to the […]

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It’s Friday, But Sunday’s Coming – A Meditation on the Journey Up Yonder

July 7, 2011 0 Comments

Some years ago in a previous parish assignment, St. Thomas More, in Washington DC, I was accustomed to take a Friday afternoon walk to focus on my homily for Sunday. At the beginning of the walk I’d often stop by the nearby house of an elderly parishioner, Lillian, and give her communion. She was quite […]

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A Chronological Sequence of the Resurrection Events

April 27, 2011 21 Comments

This blog post is a follow-up from yesterday’s blog. You can read yesterday’s post by clicking HERE. When we encounter the resurrection accounts in the New Testament we face a challenge in putting all the pieces together in a way that the sequence of the events flow in logical order. This is due to the […]

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What Will Our Resurrected Bodies Be Like?

November 4, 2010 51 Comments

In today’s first reading at Mass St Paul writes to the Philippians of the glory that our currently lowly bodies will one day enjoy: He will change our lowly body  to conform with his glorified Body by the power that enables him also  to bring all things into subjection to himself. (Phil 3:19) I once […]

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When Did the Resurrection Become Dogma?

April 10, 2010 27 Comments

In the early hours of the resurrection appearances on the first Easter Sunday news began to be circulated that Jesus was alive and had been seen. These reports were, at first disbelieved or at least doubted by the apostles. Various reports from both women and men were dismissed by the apostles. But suddenly in the […]

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