Category Archives: The Catholic Church

Bible 1 Yr – Day 311 – Tell us plainly

Today we see Jesus at the Temple in Jerusalem at the Feast of the Dedication. What is this feast and why did Jesus travel to Jerusalem for it?   The feast of the Dedication is exactly what it sounds like, … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 29 – Joseph test his Brothers and Feeding the Four Thousand

Old Testament Today we see Joseph’s brother return to Egypt to buy more food. As directed they return with their other brother Benjamin. They are still unaware that Pharaoh’s steward is their brother Joseph who they sold into slavery many … Continue reading

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The Incarnation Changes Everything

As Christmas approaches the feelings of joy and happiness begin to grow.  There are stresses … what is that perfect gift, how can we get the shopping done, staying motivated at work as the year wraps up, etc.  However, overall … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: Infallibility Doesn’t Make Him Right

CNS PHOTO BY PAUL HARING When the Bishops returned from the Synod it was clear that rather than building consensus the meeting revealed deep divisions among them on some issues of Catholic social teaching.  Cardinal Burke took the extraordinary step … Continue reading

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Zig Zagging With Pope Francis

Did you hear what Pope Francis said about marriage over the weekend? When you think he is going to zig, he zags.  Two weeks ago the media was reporting with breathless anticipation that the Synod of Bishops on the family … Continue reading

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The Synod on the Family, the Francis Effect and the Timelessness of the Catholic Church

All Christian eyes turn to Rome as approximately 200 Bishops meet for the Synod on the Family.  The secular world hopes that Pope Francis, who seeks a kinder, gentler, more loving, more merciful Church, will change Catholic teaching and come … Continue reading

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