Archive | March, 2013

The Jewish Roots of Palm Sunday and the Passion

Dr. Brant Pitre March 22, 2013 On this coming Sunday, the Church will bring us to what may be one of my favorite Masses and my favorite sets of Scripture readings in the entire liturgical year: Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, popularly known simply as ‘Palm Sunday’. With the Palm Sunday readings,

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Ratzinger on Scripture and Revelation:

“. . . you can have Scripture without having revelation. For revelation always and only becomes a reality where there is faith. The nonbeliever remains under the veil of which Paul speaks in the third chapter of his Second Letter to the Corinthians. He can read Scripture and know what is in it, can even

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Forward March! by Scott Hahn

Like most Catholics, I woke on the morning of February 11, 2013, to a different sort of alarm. Nothing in my past—indeed, very little in history—had prepared me for what I found in the news that day. To many people, the pope resigning seemed an impossibility, like a square circle. But that wasn’t my particular

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