Archive | April, 2016

The Good News: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Ascension of the Lord

Readings: Acts 1:1-11 Psalm 47:2-3, 6-7, 8-9 Ephesians 1:17-23 Or Hebrews 9:24-28; 10:19-23 Matthew 28:19A, 20B Luke 24:46-53 In today’s first reading from the Acts of the Apostles, St. Luke gives the surprising news that there is more of the story to be told. The story did not end with the empty tomb, or with Jesus’ appearances

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Right & Just

From the time of King David onward, an attitude of gratitude dominated the worship of the Temple in Jerusalem. Every day, the priests offered blood sacrifices to atone for the sins of God’s people. But the sacrifice most commonly offered, the sacrifice that exercised the most powerful influence on the spirituality of the Jews, was

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Come to the Feast: Study and Dialogue

My consumption of books, I confess, has sometimes bordered on the gluttonous. I used to haunt library sales, yard sales, and garage sales. When I traveled for business, I’d routinely spend my meal allowance on books, which I devoured in between meetings, on public transportation, in waiting rooms—wherever, whenever. I would forgo sleep to read

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