Transcendence of Sacred Scripture

Now let us turn our attention more particularly to the word of God. The Sacred Text specifically is not meant to simply be read on a surface level, but rather it transcends our mind and heart to the reality of God himself. It is meant to draw us into an...

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To Remember

To remember is something we do when we recall something or someone in our minds; and the memory gives us a vivid image of the past. Recollection is important in almost everything we do in our lives, whether it is teaching, working, taking a test, or just simply relating to...

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Truth, Evolution, and Faith

When a person seriously thinks of the reality of existence, he is open to multiple facets of coming to understand truth; such as literature, poetry, the scientific method, metaphors, similes, and of course the ancient teaching of parables. In the context of evolution, one might laugh at its first proposal...

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The Holy Eucharist

In understanding the Christian faith there is one Sacrament which draws us into this profound relationship with God and this is communion. Receiving the Body of Christ is that which binds us to Him and Him to us in the New Covenant. In ‘De Eucharistia’, an encyclical written by Saint...

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There Was No Doubt In Mary

In the seminary before the night ends we always pray the ‘Salve Regina’. ‘Salve Regina’ is Latin and means ‘Hail Holy Queen’. I still remember hearing this sacred hymn for the first time. I was on retreat at St. Alphonso in Long Branch before entering the seminary at Saint Andrews...

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Centered on God

In this short life, which the psalmist understood correctly in saying it is like the grass of the field that sprouts, flourishes, and then we are no more (Ps.103:15), is one reason we should stay close to God’s Altar where the Bread of Eternal life is offered (John 6:35). The...

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