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Longing to Remember

April 23, 2019 Timothy D. Lusch 1

“The Church became for me an inspirer of remembrance.” — Dom Erik Varden, OCSO The inferno at Cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris left behind more than smoke-damaged stained glass and charred eight-hundred-year-old oak beams. Lingering after the […]

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Lenten Thoughts on Politics

April 2, 2019 James Kalb 11

Lent is a time of retreat and reflection. That can mean very different things for different people at different times in their lives. But it always means stepping back from daily preoccupations and looking at […]

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The Paschal Journey of Lent

March 22, 2019 Fr. Charles Fox 0

“God spoke further to Moses: ‘Go and gather the elders of the Israelites, and tell them, The LORD, the God of your ancestors, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, has appeared to me and […]

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From Temptation to Transfiguration

March 16, 2019 Carl E. Olson 1

Readings: • Gn 15:5-12, 17-18 • Ps 27:1, 7-8, 8-9, 13-14 • Phil 3:17—4:1 • Lk 9:28b-36 What a difference a week makes! From temptation in the desert to Transfiguration on the mount; from supernatural […]

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Great Lent

March 5, 2019 Dr. Thomas Howard 1

Presently Lent arrives. This is the forty days leading up to Easter, which also recall the forty days of Christ’s temptation in the wilderness. There is a telescoping of things here, since His temptation did […]