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Encountering the Word — Philemon 1:4-6

A Daily Quote From Sacred Scripture “I thank my God always when I remember you in my prayers,because I hear of your love and of the faith which you have toward the Lord Jesus and all the saints, and I pray that the sharing of your faith may promote the knowledge of all the good that is ours in Christ.” […]

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The Only Way

It’s not politically incorrect to believe in God.  Just so long as you acknowledge that all are God’s children, and that there are many, equally honorable paths to the Most High. After all, that’s only fair.  How conceited it would be to claim that your way is the only way. There is nothing really new about this attitude.  In the […]

Fr. Stanley Jaki

The Radical Scientific View of Biblical Cultures

To review so far, “Fr. Stanley Jaki’s Definition of Science” must first be understood to further grasp what he meant by “science was born of Christianity.” Then it is helpful to understand what Fr. Jaki meant by “The Stillbirths of Science in Ancient Cultures.” The essay below will show how the biblical and early Christian world view was 1) conducive to […]

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Beware of False Gospels

In the heyday of the Roman Empire, the corruption of the times caused a wave of dissatisfaction to arise.  Many were disgusted with the gross sensuality of society and yearned for a higher, spiritual kind of existence.  They sought a redeemer who would come down from heaven and enlighten those who walked in darkness. When they heard about Jesus of […]

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Encountering the Word — Wisdom 3:1-3

A Daily Quote from Sacred Scripture “But the souls of the righteous are in the hand of God, and no torment will ever touch them. In the eyes of the foolish they seemed to have died, and their departure was thought to be an affliction, and their going from us to be their destruction; but they are at peace.” (Wisdom […]