Monthly Archives: April 2015

“To some extent all the disciples were guilty of disbelief”

Thomas’ profession of faith came swiftly when, eight days after he had declared his unwillingness to believe, Christ showed him his side and the nail marks in his hands and removed every possible doubt. Our Lord Jesus Christ had miraculously … Continue reading

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“The early Christians not only said that Jesus had been raised from the dead; they concluded from this that God’s new age had indeed begun”

What then did the earliest Christians mean when they said that Jesus of Nazareth had been raised from the dead? They cannot have meant that, though his body remained in a tomb, his spirit or soul was now safe in … Continue reading

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Creatio ex Nihilo: The Grammar of Transcendence

“The Rule of Truth that we hold is this: There is one God Almighty, who created all things through His Word. He both prepared and made all things out of nothing, just as Scripture says: For by the word of … Continue reading

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Thomas Aquinas and Why the New Atheists are Right

This is a wonderful talk. I hope you will find time to listen to it. Fr Barron explains so well what I have been trying to say in my blogs on the nature of God.

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Creatio ex Nihilo: From Story to Doctrine

Christians thrive on stories. We tell stories about Adam and Eve, about Abraham, Jacob, Moses, David, and Elijah. Most of all we tell stories about Jesus and his Apostles. Our Scriptures begin with the story of God speaking the world … Continue reading

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“On this day paradise is opened by the risen one”

The festival we celebrate today, is one of victory—the victory of the Son of God, king of the whole universe. On this day the devil is defeated by the crucified one; our race is filled with joy by the risen … Continue reading

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“There is a great silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness”

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