Month: September 2019

Every End Has a Beginning

Weekly Reflections
During the Middle Ages and Renaissance, jesters were employed by monarchs and noblemen to help them pass the time away. By their use of song, music, storytelling, acrobatics, juggling, jokes, and magic tricks,…
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Me, A Saint?

Weekly Reflections
According to one theological resource, “saints are distinct because of their relationship to God.” The Catechism of the Catholic Church (#946-948) provides us insight into this relationship: After confessing “the…
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Our Crosses

Weekly Reflections
St. Theodore of Studite (759-826) wrote that he saw traces of the Holy Cross in several biblical events of the Old Testament: First, on the pile of wood that Abraham…
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