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Beacons of Hope

By Fr. Gregory Dick, O.Praem.

A Perfect Storm

By Fr. Ambrose Criste, O.Praem.

20/20 Vision

By Fr. Ambrose Criste, O.Praem.

Writings About Saints

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Feast of All Norbertine Saints

Feast of All Norbertine Saints

“Jesus said to him, ‘If you wish to be perfect, go, sell what you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow Me.’”

Know the Saints!

Know the Saints!

Have your faith and hope been increasing this week? They should be. The two most important public events of the past week have been the Solemnity of All Saints and the Commemoration of All Souls…

Holy Week with St. Benedict

Holy Week with St. Benedict

“Today is the feast of St. Benedict in the 1962 Calendar. And St. Benedict’s life is a model of how we should approach Holy Week.”

St. John the Evangelist

St. John the Evangelist

Thinking on needing to preach on St. John the Evangelist, a story I had read in one of Fr. Groeschel’s books on spirituality came to mind, which I now share with you…

Writings For Spiritual Growth

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Thomas Sunday

Thomas Sunday

Thomas is frequently the object of much opprobrium for his disbelief, as if all of us who enjoy pointing the finger at him aren’t more guilty than he was. And yet he is rightly blamed. He refused to believe not only all the other Apostles but even the Mother of God, who, since she was in the care of John, was also among them and testifying to the truth of the resurrection.

In Resurrectione Domini Nostri Jesu Christi

In Resurrectione Domini Nostri Jesu Christi

We are all of us here this morning to celebrate the rising of our Lord Jesus Christ from the dead. This is not a metaphorical event, a wish of believers transposed onto reality, but the real reunion of His human soul returning from Limbo with His human body lying in the Holy Sepulcher. It is into this historical event that we are incorporated, that we partake and claim as our own identity, through holy baptism.

Two Reactions to Resurrection

Two Reactions to Resurrection

Rising from the dead is an experience not just of Christ on Easter morning, nor of mankind as a whole on the Last Day, but of everyone who, like the women in the Gospel, departs from the tomb, the place needed on account of sin’s just punishment; departs from the death of sin through the mercy and forgiveness of Christ; departs quickly because we should never delay our conversion or dawdle in our iniquity.

Easter Vigil

Easter Vigil

The silence which fills that garden enables us to hear the whisper of a gentle breeze: “I am the Living One and I am with you” (cf. Ex 3:14). The curtain of the temple is torn in two. At last we see our Lord’s face. And we know fully His name: mercy and faithfulness.

Extraordinary in the Ordinary

Extraordinary in the Ordinary

While our Lord’s body was in the tomb, His soul was busy ushering the souls of Limbo into heaven—some of whom had been waiting for this moment for ages (literally). Our Lord is now risen, proving that He is indeed the Lord of life and death, just as He had said—and soon He’ll be showing His Apostles the glorious reward that awaits all those who remain true to Him to the end.

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