Monthly Archives: April 2017

“O blessed woman, who is able to steal away Light?”

On the Sunday, while still dark, Mary went out, and saw the tomb, with the tone removed and its door opened. And she hurried and came to John and Simon and with sadness announced what she had seen. “They have … Continue reading

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“The Ever-Virgin was the first to come to the tomb and receive the good tidings of the resurrection”

The Ever-Virgin was the first to come to the tomb and receive the good tidings of the resurrection, but afterwards many women came together and they saw the stone rolled away and heard the angels. Then after seeing and hearing, … Continue reading

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Meditating Four Quartets: Little Gidding (II/4)

But, as the passage now presents no hindrance / To the spirit unappeased and peregrine / Between two worlds become much like each other, / So I find words I never thought to speak / In streets I never thought … Continue reading

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“The story of Life imparted its voice into the apostolic group”

The disciples saw that the Slaughtered One was not there in the tomb and they believed that He had risen, and they became confirmed in the things revealed. They saw the covering of borrowed garments placed aside by Him, and … Continue reading

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C. S. Lewis and the Fall: Must Death Always be Evil?

“For God is life, and the privation of life is death,” writes St Basil the Great. “Therefore Adam prepared death for himself through his withdrawal from God, in accord with what is written, ‘Behold, those who remove themselves from you … Continue reading

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In Defense of Conciliar Christology: A Response to Mark DelCogliano

by Timothy Pawl, Ph.D. I’d like to thank Fr. Kimel for hosting this exchange, and Mark for his characteristically insightful comments on my book. Also, I’d like to thank Paul Gavrilyuk who, as Mark said, originally hosted our exchange at … Continue reading

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“The Lord knew his disciples bore within their hearts a wound so deep …”

My dear people, you, like myself, are well aware that our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is the one physician capable of bringing us eternal healing and salvation. We know, too, that it was in order to accomplish this that … Continue reading

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Paschal Homily by Archbishop Augustine DiNoia, O.P.

Brothers and sisters in Christ, a warm welcome to all who join the Dominican friars on this Easter Sunday morning as we rejoice in the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ from the dead. The eyes of all this morning … Continue reading

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