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What do you seek?

The passage from last Sunday’s Gospel is one of my favorite.  I refer particularly to the first 5 verses, John 1:35-39.  It was first shown and explained to me over 20 years ago by a then young Franciscan priest.  Since then, it has become more and more...

What is Truth?

We seem to have lost an understanding of objective truth.  The powers of the world around us are subtlety, and sometimes not so subtlety, nudging and pushing people to believe everything is subjective – that there is no objective truth.  This is nonsense, and it...

What color are Jesus’ Eyes?

Sometimes we think we know someone real well, and then that person asks us, “Without looking, what color are my eyes?” and we have no idea! While it’s not necessarily true that if we need to know the color of someones eyes to know them well, there is...

True Love Hurts

“There are not one hundred people in the United States who hate The Catholic Church, but there are millions who hate what they wrongly perceive the Catholic Church to be.”  -Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen The Venerable Archbishop is well known for his...

More Subtle…

“Now the serpent was more subtle than any other wild creature that the LORD God had made.” This is from the Book of Genesis, chapter 3, verse one.  The serpent being referred to is Satan.  This is the first time Satan is mentioned in the Bible and the one...

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