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Fathers of the Church, Scriptures

Parables of the Kingdom II

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Parables of the Kingdom II
For the Parables of the Treasure, the Pearl and the Dragnet, we have two Western Fathers of the Church -- Augustine, and Jerome -- who open up the Scriptures to us and help us apply the message of the parables ...
Fathers of the Church

Give to God What is God’s

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Give to God What is God’s
Augustiniana, Christian Life, Fathers of the Church

Of 2012 and Augustine’s Sermon 97

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Of 2012 and Augustine’s Sermon 97
Today, the movie "2012" -- a film based on the prediction that the world will end in 2012 -- began to be shown in our cinemas. Providentially, yesterday and today, the Gospel readings from Luke refer to the day of ...
Fathers of the Church

Our Way of the Cross

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Our Way of the Cross
For the 22nd Sunday of OT (A), the liturgy proposes for our reflection the Way of the Cross. The selection from Matthew 16:21-28 is associated with Romans 12:1-2, a passage that when understood in the light of Matthew 16:21-28 highlights ...
Fathers of the Church

On Humble and Persistent Prayer

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The story of the Canaanite woman -- which we will be reading for the 20th Sunday (Year A) is a story about humble and persevering prayer.
Fathers of the Church, Liturgy

A Symposium with the Fathers

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Let us imagine a Symposium where we invite speakers on the different Sunday gospels, but instead of inviting our contemporaries, we look to the resources of Christian classical times, the Fathers of the Church. The Fathers of the Church are ...

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