The School of Happiness-Part 1

Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time: 2-19-17 Peace be with You, The last several weekends have found us making our way through the Lord’s Sermon on the Mount.  And as we have made our way along, we have ever kept in mind that he who proclaims these words to us is the very Word of God himself, Jesus Christ, through whom all things came into existence (John 1:1-3; cf. Colossians 1:16).  Having firm trust, then, that he who speaks is God from God and true Light from true Light, we have sought to ...
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Shining with the Radiance of a King

The Epiphany of the Lord: 1-8-17 Peace be with You, Throughout the course of the Christmas Season, the Church has sought to teach us what it means for us that the Son of God has become the Son of Man.  And up to this point, we have been rightly situated within a Jewish context, a point worth dwelling on momentarily.  The Church has always understood Jesus as the long-promised Messiah of the people God has chosen to call his own, the Jews.  It was from this people that the Son of God became...
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