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Fr. David Endres

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…

Our Holy Meal

BY FR. DAVID J. ENDRES Food is often linked to religious practice, whether as an offering to the divine, a form of remembrance, or a sign of the sacred. Jewish believers annually celebrate the Passover through a ritual meal called a Seder,…

Keeping the Fast

BY FR. DAVID J. ENDRES Editor's note: This column, Outside Perspectives, addresses a religious topic and seeks to find a common element in another faith while emphasizing the Catholic Church's teaching. In June, Muslims complete a month of…

Resting with Abraham

BY FR. DAVID J. ENDRES Editor's note: This column, Outside Perspectives, addresses a religious topic and seeks to find a common element in another faith while emphasizing the Catholic Church's teaching. In the parable of Lazarus and the…

Times and seasons

For Christians, time is significant and sacred. Time is made holy because God is its creator. When God formed the world, he did so in time. The first words of the Bible remind us of this truth: “In the beginning” (Genesis 1:1). From…