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God’s harsh and dreadful love

April 14, 2021 George Weigel 6

The Paschal Triduum this year seemed like a return from exile: Holy Thursday’s Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper, in church; Good Friday’s Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion, in church; Saturday evening’s Easter Vigil, in […]

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Should suffering shake our faith?

April 13, 2021 Bishop Robert Barron 8

Premier Christian Radio in the UK just sponsored a survey that investigated how the COVID crisis has affected religious beliefs and attitudes. There were three major findings—namely, that 67% of those who characterize themselves as […]

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On the intimate nature of Confession

April 12, 2021 Rob Marco 2

When my wife and I began dating, it wasn’t long before I realized I had finally, after many years, found someone I could be myself with. She was kind, warm, trustworthy, and generous in spirit. […]