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The Event

A person might ask a question like this, while staring at the sky, in a reflective moment:

In all the great sweep and roll of time, from the first moments when sun and stars coalesced, through the endless ebbing and flowing of the ocean tides; from the building of the pyramids and the Great Wall of China all the way through the Clinton E-mail Scandal of 2015; in the whole whirling, slapdash confluence of this and that happening, has there ever been a place, a moment, and a person who did… 358 more words

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John-10 Casket Reflection

Last year, on the Friday before Good Friday, we discussed how the Father had consecrated Christ and sent Him into the world as one of us, in order to consecrate us. 415 more words

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St John Chrysostom Homily #2 on Philippians 2:6-11

This is the second of two exegetical homilies the Saint preached on these verses.  The first was posted earlier and, as noted there, is much more difficult than the current one. 6,155 more words

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St John Chrysostom’s Homily #1 On Philippian 2:6-11

St John Chrysostom preached at least two homilies on the Philippians Hymn.  The first, posted here, is very lengthy (over 6,000 words) and focuses on its doctrinal teaching concerning the Person of Christ in opposition to a number of heresies.  6,101 more words

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Triduum Sacrum: Good Friday

Triduum Sacrum: Good Friday
2015 – Cycle B
Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12; Psalm 31; Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9; John 18:1 – 19:42

In Islam, the Qur’an describes Jews and Christians as… 651 more words

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