Tag: Scripture

Bible aims to make God’s word more accessible to African-American youth

Bible aims to make God’s word more accessible to African-American youth

| Allana Haynes | December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new youth Bible set to hit bookstores this January contains illustrations depicting Jesus as an African-American.

The African American Youth Bible, modeled after the Catholic Youth Bible, contains commentaries, footnotes and artwork geared toward educating young African-Americans about Scripture.

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From rock to Satan, the Christian mind must be transformed

From rock to Satan, the Christian mind must be transformed

| Deacon James Stiles | August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Peter believed that Jesus was the Messiah, but he did not understand how the Messiah could undergo such a fate. Like all of us, what Peter needed was a transformation of his mind.

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Rediscover: prayer with Scripture

Rediscover: prayer with Scripture

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

– Ancient prayer practice offers simple way to talk to God
– Couple falls head over heels over ‘lectio divina’
– The storyteller

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When we suffer with Jesus, we grow in union with him

When we suffer with Jesus, we grow in union with him

| Deacon Paul Shovelain | March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Have you ever been somewhere, and you didn’t want to leave? That is how St. Peter felt at the Transfiguration, which we hear in this Sunday’s Gospel.

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Like us, Magi are co-heirs of promise of Christmas

Like us, Magi are co-heirs of promise of Christmas

| Sharon Perkins | January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Magi of the Epiphany didn’t travel hundreds of miles to visit a baby — they were seeking the “newborn king of the Jews.”

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The boldness of the Word

The boldness of the Word

| Deacon Joseph Kavuma | August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jesus is many times presented as a nice person: kind, compassionate and a ­gentle shepherd.

However, we are reminded this week that Jesus is uncompromising and demanding. God did not send his only Son to entertain us: He came to proclaim and teach the truth, which often collides with our lives.

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Rediscover: The Bible

Rediscover: The Bible

| April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

– How should I think about and read the Bible?
– Where did the Bible come from?
– ‘The breath of the Holy Spirit’
– Knock at door leads couple to deeper study of Scripture
– Book clubs enriching faith of participants
– Catholic author added to 2013 Rediscover: Catholic Celebration

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Christ is risen! Indeed, he is risen!

Christ is risen! Indeed, he is risen!

| Father Joseph Hurtuk | March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The resurrection of Jesus is not only the keystone of our faith, the culmination of the liturgical year and the object of our belief, it is in the Catholic and, indeed, the entire Christian tradition an historical fact.

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An Alaskan cruise, a path to priesthood

An Alaskan cruise, a path to priesthood

| Christina Capecchi | February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Matthew Bearth was 17 when he set out on an Alaskan cruise that changed the course of his life and led him to the seminary. Today the 20-year-old college junior loves to recount that northern voyage.

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Resist temptation by following Jesus’s example

Resist temptation by following Jesus’s example

| Deacon Brian Park | February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Don’t waste your time by going to Mass on Sunday. You know you would rather spend the whole day at the lake.”

“Don’t worry, no one is around. You know you want to check out that website.”

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Widows’ generosity, gratitude set example for all to follow

Widows’ generosity, gratitude set example for all to follow

| Deacon Fabian Moncada | November 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Generosity inspires gratitude, and gratitude inspires generosity. In our lives, the Lord is generous to us, and even increases our ability to give.

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Who do you say Jesus is?

Who do you say Jesus is?

| Deacon Brian Park | September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Jesus and his disciples set out for the villages of Caesarea Philippi. Along the way he asked his disciples, ‘Who do people say that I am?’ They said in reply, ‘John the Baptist, others Elijah, still others one of the prophets.’ And he asked them, ‘But who do you say that I am?’”

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