Deuteronomy

The Law Written in Love

"Sacred Heart of Jesus" (detail) by Chambers

“Rather than viewing the law as restrictive, we must see that it is ordered to our happiness and flourishing.” Moses makes the moral life sound quite simple. “You have only to carry it out.” Contrary to the false definition of freedom and message of autonomy that the world tends to give, the first reading this coming Sunday reminds us that […]

Encountering the Word — Deuteronomy 34:4-8

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“The Lord then said to him, This is the land about which I promised on oath to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, ‘I will give it to your descendants.’ I have let you see it with your own eyes, but you shall not cross over. So there, in the land of Moab, Moses, the servant of the Lord, died as the Lord had said; and he was buried in a […]

Encountering the Word — Deuteronomy 34:4-8

Photography © by Andy Coan

A Daily Quote from Sacred Scripture “The Lord then said to him, This is the land about which I promised on oath to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, ‘I will give it to your descendants.’ I have let you see it with your own eyes, but you shall not cross over. So there, in the land of Moab, Moses, the servant of the Lord, died as the Lord had […]

Encountering the Word — Deuteronomy 6:6-7

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A Daily Quote from Sacred Scripture “And these words which I command you this day shall be upon your heart; and you shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.” (Deuteronomy 6:6-7) Print this […]

Encountering the Word — Deuteronomy 30:19-20

Photography © by Andy Coan

A Daily Quote from Sacred Scripture “I call heaven and earth to witness against you today that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Choose life so that you and your descendants may live, loving the Lord your God, obeying him, and holding fast to him; for that means life to you and length of days…” […]

Encountering the Word — Deuteronomy 34:4-8

Photography © by Andy Coan

A Daily Quote from Sacred Scripture “The Lord then said to him, This is the land about which I promised on oath to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, ‘I will give it to your descendants.’ I have let you see it with your own eyes, but you shall not cross over. So there, in the land of Moab, Moses, the servant of the Lord, died as the Lord had […]