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Repentance, Vocation, and the Path to Salvation

Last Lent Pope Francis captured media attention again by doing something utterly unexpected:

The War in Heaven and the Beast

As we come to the end of the series of judgments concluding with the seven bowls of God’s fury in Revelation 16, we notice another transition that occurs beginning with Chapter 12 of Revelation.

The Book of Revelation: Mary the New Ark of the Covenant

As we continue our study of Revelation, we have observed a series of three sets of progressive judgments involving seven seal-openings, seven trumpets and finally seven bowls of God’s wrath.

Our Diocese is Blessed with Many Vocations to Priesthood and Consecrated Life

Two great events in the last weeks are fresh in my memory as I share a few thoughts on Vocations this week.

The Book of Revelation: ‘The Seven Trumpets’

In the central section of Revelation there is an extended narrative involving a parallel series of three sets of progressive judgments;

Have you opened the best Christmas gift?

God has given us a great gift!

Revelation: ‘The Seven Seals of Divine Judgment’

As we have already seen, Revelation was primarily written for the encouragement and consolation of those experiencing suffering and persecutions.

Reflexión sobre el Adviento

Ha comenzado un nuevo año litúrgico con la llegada del Adviento

Highway to Heaven

Last spring, on April 25, my wife and I experienced one of the saddest moments of our lives together.

Revelation:‘Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God almighty’

As mentioned previously, the book of Revelation can be organized around successive images of Jesus Christ:

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January 29, 2015
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