The Glory of the Mass

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Obviously, the Mass is a glorious thing. It is the way God continues to feed his people; it is the way Jesus Christ—God made flesh—keeps his promise never to leave us orphans. Those who attend daily Mass have been given an … [Read more...]

The Problem with “A Personal Relationship with Jesus”

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... a baptized, confirmed Catholic who faithfully partakes of the sacraments of reconciliation and Holy Communion in the manner prescribed by the Church certainly has a “personal relationship” with Jesus, whether or not he or she uses … [Read more...]

Getting a Grip on Gossip

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The Church reminds us that we have the obligation to correct our brother’s fault for the sake of righteousness out of love ...  We are called to do this in a spirit of gentleness and humility. A First Down Broadmoor Drive Growing up … [Read more...]

Reflections on the Triduum: Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday

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Editor's note: From March 28 - March 30 this year, the Church celebrates the holiest three days of the liturgical calendar, the Easter Triduum, when we commemorate the birth of the Eucharist and the priesthood, the passion, crucifixion … [Read more...]

What Evangelicals Can Learn From Catholics

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The biggest thing that Evangelicals can learn from Catholics is how to worship ... liturgy, when celebrated reverently, can also give worshipers a connection to the sacred that is just not available through the type of worship service ... … [Read more...]

The Holy Eucharist: Central Sacrament Pre-figured in the First Passover

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The Eucharist  is the single, greatest gift Christ left to his Church, fulfilling his promise to be with us always.    The Last Supper Christ’s institution of the sacrament of the Eucharist was, and is, the single, greatest gift he … [Read more...]

Are Men to Be Heartless?

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Blessed John Paul II said:  “Mary is the most perfect teacher of that love, which enables us to be united in the deepest way with Christ in His Eucharistic presence.” A seminary professor, when analyzing the episode of Emmaus (Lk … [Read more...]

Easter Is an Eight Day Feast

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Aren’t the Sacraments of Confession and the Eucharist, in fact, the Sacraments of Divine Mercy? Divine Mercy Image by Vilnius Since the Second Vatican Council and the Universal Norms on the Liturgical Year, the Church has been … [Read more...]

The Mystery of the Eucharist

Since Pope John Paul II has declared 2005 to be the year of the Holy Eucharist, this new book by Fr. Kereszty will help its readers to enter into the spirit of the celebration and also to understand better the theology and liturgy of the … [Read more...]

The Mystery of Faith

The text of the Roman Missal at the consecration of the wine refers to it as “the Mystery of Faith” (Myssterium Fidei). It is a mystery of faith because wonderful, miraculous things take place during the celebration that have eternal … [Read more...]

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