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Christ The Tree

By Graham Kings Roots of Christ, deep and wide: Abraham’s Seed, prophesied Prophet, David’s Son, Suffering Servant, Son of Man, Delving the depths. Trunk of Christ, sturdy and strong: Apostolic...

To Set Our Sights on the Cross

By Cole Hartin Lent is good time to think about death. It’s a good time to think about death because it’s the time when we...

Daily Mass

By Sam Keyes It took me some time to understand the idea of daily Mass. I knew, back in my time as a Catholic-minded Anglican,...

The Ascension: Waiting to Inhale

By Daniel Martins We all begin our lives as fetuses. We all had the experience of developing in utero and receiving necessary oxygen from our...

Christ’s Reversal of Cosmic Decay

By Jeff Boldt Awhile back I wrote about the fact that creation is a temple, and that humanity (Adam) is a priest. Now I'll look...

Blood of the Black Christ, Shed for All

By Christopher Wells All right, I was colored. It was fine. I did not know enough to be afraid or to anticipate in a concrete...

Love, but Not Like That

If we want to understand what Christian love is, we must begin not by talking about ourselves but by talking about the God who loves and whose love looks like Jesus Christ and him crucified for the remission of our sins.

Jesus of Nazareth is the Christ of Faith

The only access we have to Jesus is through the Christ who is the object of our faith — the Christ who lived and died and rose for us, who intercedes for us as our Great High Priest, and who will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead. It is alone through Jesus Christ that we have any knowledge of Jesus of Nazareth.

God Doesn’t Need Your Love

We need God. We long for God. And no, God does not feel the same way about us.

Confession, repentance, and reception: O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, I will come to you

One of the things I have been astonished by in my six years of parish ministry are the varied ways that self-hatred imprisons us...


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