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The Messiah We Actually Got

The two disciples recounted what had taken place on the way, and how Jesus was made known to them in the breaking of the bread. 608 more words


Four Feeding 5,000s

…Speaking of the idiosyncratic ancient manuscripts that make up our beloved Bible…

Reading St. John’s account of the miraculous feeding of the 5,000, like we do at Holy Mass today, gives us particular satisfaction. 256 more words


Fact and Mystery, Con'd

The second week of Easter means readings from John, chapter 3, at daily Mass. An extremely fascinating chapter for many reasons. But one of the reasons has to do with punctuation marks. 423 more words


The Tree

There is a small but very important church in Rome that is between the Cathedral of St. John Lateran and the Coliseum called San Clemente.  You could walk right pass it if you are not observant and I almost did. 477 more words