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How do we know Jesus existed?

BY FR. DAVID J. ENDRES How do we know Jesus ever existed? From time to time an article or a book will make its way into the market arguing that Jesus’ existence was a coordinated hoax or a collective hallucination. Since modern society is…

Finding God in his Creation

Blessed are you in the firmament of heaven, praiseworthy and glorious forever. (Daniel 3:56) During my childhood, we lived in the countryside in a house set on top of a hill. Sometimes in the middle of the night, my father would shake us…

The blessing of a forgiving heart

by Fr. Eamon Tobin When you stand to pray, forgive anyone against whom you have a grievance, so that your heavenly Father may in turn forgive you your transgressions. (Mark 11:25) In silence, let’s all think ... of a person with whom we are…

Way of Beauty: Blessed is She

by Gina Loehr Elizabeth filled with the holy Spirit” (Luke 1:41). So Luke tells us in his Gospel account of the Visitation. As her cousin Mary greets her, the elderly woman, who is nonetheless great with child, speaks through the power of…