Easter Inspiration # 17
It’s Real

Looking back on the last century, with all of the accomplishments in biblical, archaeological and linguistic scholarship that have bolstered the Catholic position, it might be difficult to see why there has been such a decrease in faithfulness. But this ignores the fact that knowledge and faith have never had an equal sign between them. […]

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Easter Inspiration # 16
My Resurrected Friend

The Church of this millennium will not thrive because we know our Catechism. The Church of this millennium will not endure because we fight against the moral collapse of our nation with more vigor and courage. The Church of this millennium will only explode with Faith and passion and zeal if we befriend Jesus, and […]

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Easter Inspiration # 15
Two Reasons to Believe in Relics

It is easy to see why many are disturbed by the idea of relics. As it is presented to them, the Church invented such things to gain wealth off of the pious and ignorant. The Biblically illiterate are especially vulnerable we are told, because they, just like the days before the protestant reformation, are easily […]

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Easter Inspiration # 13
The Sign of Jonah

The story of Jonah and the whale is one of the most beloved of children’s stories, but in my opinion, for all of the wrong reasons. As we look back on salvation history we should see the story of Jonah as a bright light, a clue pointing forward to the days of Jesus. When we […]

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Easter Inspiration # 13
The Sign of Jonah

The story of Jonah and the whale is one of the most beloved of children’s stories, but in my opinion, for all of the wrong reasons. As we look back on salvation history we should see the story of Jonah as a bright light, a clue pointing forward to the days of Jesus. When we […]

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Easter Inspiration # 12
He Speaks!

Soon afterwards he went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went with him. As he approached the gate of the town, a man who had died was being carried out. He was his mother’s only son, and she was a widow; and with her was a large crowd from […]

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Easter Inspiration # 11
Get Up!

In the Gospel of Mark chapter 5 we see two touching episodes of life restored, but what is so interesting about these two episodes in particular, is that the narratives are interwoven, suggesting an intimate connection. The first story is of a man named Jairus, a leader of the synagogue whose daughter has grown deathly […]

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Pantheism Is a Good Idea

Some things are great for a beginning, but outright wrong for an ending. A prologue, a birth, the morning sunlight hitting a groggy face, these are all great at the first, but strangely out of place when found at the end. And it is to this group of beginnings that we can and must allot […]

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Easter Inspiration # 11 Get Up!

In the Gospel of Mark chapter 5 we see two touching episodes of life restored, but what is so interesting about these two episodes in particular, is that the narratives are interwoven, suggesting an intimate connection. The first story is of a man named Jairus, a leader of the synagogue whose daughter has grown deathly […]

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