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BEC, Bible Apostolate, Ministry, Scriptures

Outlining a Bible Passage

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Two Saturdays ago, I introduced the activity of outlining a bible passage in our BEC Training Module. We associate outlines for term papers and speeches we are assigned to write. But outlines are also important for understanding an article one ...
Fathers of the Church, Scriptures

Leo the Great and Augustine on the Transfiguration

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Leo the Great and Augustine on the Transfiguration
For the second Sunday of Lent, the liturgy presents for our contemplation the Transfiguration of Christ. Sts. Leo the Great and Augustine of Hippo will be our guides for understanding the Gospel reading. Leo the Great (391/400-461) takes ...
Scriptures, Theology

Lord, Show Us The Father

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Lord, Show Us The Father
Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us.  Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? he that hath seen me hath seen ...
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.
Augustiniana, BEC, Church in the World, MGCP, Ministry

Ten Augustinian Values and the BEC

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Ten Augustinian Values and the BEC
One of the convictions that grew in me during my years at the Mother of Good Counsel parish is that the ten Augustinian values I have written about are best observed in people who are learning to make themselves into ...

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