Detail from 'The Apocalypse' by Luca Signorelli
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Advent and the Apocalypse

November 29, 2019 Carl E. Olson 3

Readings: • Is 2:1-5 • Ps 122: 1-2, 3-4, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 • Rom 13:11-14 • Mt 24:37-44 Advent is apocalyptic. Perhaps you’ve never thought of it in that way. But today’s readings are revealing. […]

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The thought and work of C.S. Lewis

November 22, 2019 Carl E. Olson 1

Today marks the 56th anniversary of the deaths of three famous and intriguing men: the author and agnostic Aldous Huxley; the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy; and the author and apologist, […]

'Christ Glorified in the Court of Heaven' (1428-30) by Fra Angelico [WikiArt.org]
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Faith, Hope, and Heaven

November 9, 2019 Carl E. Olson 1

Readings: • 2 Mc 7:1-2, 9-14 • Ps 17:1, 5-6, 8, 15 • 2 Thes 2:16-3:5 • Lk 20:27-38 “Let us put it very simply: man needs God, otherwise he remains without hope.” That statement […]