At the end of the Lenten season, I was finding it hard to move into the spirit of Easter. It seemed important to spend some quiet time reflecting on the Resurrection. Out of this reflection, I would like to share a few thoughts with you. The Resurrection of Christ shows us that we are not […]
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Reflect on the petitions of the beautiful 14th-century prayer, the Anima Christi: 1. Soul of Christ, sanctify me. 2. Body of Christ, save me. 3. Blood of Christ, inebriate me. 5. Passion of Christ, strengthen me. 6. Within thy wounds, hide me. 7. Let me never be separated from Thee. 8. From the wicked foe […]
When the divine Logos became human, he necessarily took on human limitations—gender, time, place, ethnicity, nationality. The resurrected Christ, on the other hand, while remaining human, transcends the limitations that he accepted in his Incarnation. There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and […]
For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light… Ephesians 5:8 When I was a child, my dad, who taught aerospace engineering, would talk to me about “time dilation,” which I still find fascinating these many years later. I learned that you could start out on […]
A Pew Research Center survey shows that “those who attend religious services at least once a week are much more likely than those who seldom or never attend religious services” to say that torture can often or sometimes be justified against suspected terrorists. (See “The Torture Debate: A Closer Look“) Negative Witness The results of […]