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Escogidos Por Amor

Desde el pasado 29 de Noviembre de 2014 el Papa Francisco convocó el año de la Vida Consagrada 2015,

Revelation – ‘Behold, I make all things new’

The scenes of judgement and destruction in the previous chapter are countered with scenes of creation and blessing in chapter 21.

Pope Francis Calls for a Jubilee Holy Year of Mercy

A month ago, during a Lenten Penance Service on March 13th, the second anniversary of his election, Holy Father Francis announced that he was proclaiming an extraordinary Jubilee Holy Year.

Revelation – Views on the ‘millennium’

Revelation chapter 20 is a sort of theological rail station through which various sorts of interpretive trains pass. Each train travels from a different Scripture tradition and espouses a view of the end times which attempts to find its home in this passage. Six times in this passage St. John refers to a “thousand years” […]

The Call of Baptism: A Death March to Eternal Life

I like to think the somber title of this reflection is inspired by pious meditation on the Sunday Scriptures.

The Fall of Babylon

In chapters 17-18 of Revelation St John uses several ancient rhetorical techniques.

‘Praise be to God for the gift of marriage and family’

Praise be to God for the gift of marriage and family, which He has made the building block of human society!

A Final Call to Repentance

Chapter 14 of Revelation opens as a counter point to the worship of the beast described in Chapter 13.

The Bible and Typology in Revelation 12

One common difference between our modern notion of Bible interpretation and the ancient one we see in the Bible itself,

Lent is time to walk toward Jesus with a greater fidelity

Only recently, it seems, we have left behind the beauties of the Christmas mystery,

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April 26, 2015
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