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The Annunciation: Paradigm for Christian Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76xEBerNpLc In this presentation, Tony discusses how reflection on the Annunciation in light of several other episodes from Mary's life serves as a paradigm for the Christian life, especially when reflected upon ...
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Raising the Fallen

https://youtu.be/e0VH4KFezdo In this reflection for the First Sunday of Lent, Tony Crescio discusses the temptations of Adam and Eve in the Garden in the revelatory light of Christ's temptation in the desert. As Tony explains, by assuming our h...
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The School of Happiness

https://youtu.be/ec-KxdlHl5Y Friends, in the Gospel for the Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time, Jesus has extreme demands for us, demands so extreme that they call us to perfection and nothing less. As Tony Crescio explains, ultimately, this deman...
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Subiendo la Escalera de la Beatitud

Cuarto domingo de Tiempo Ordinario: ciclo A La Paz sea con Ustedes, Este fin de semana nuestras lecturas nos invitan a regresar justo a donde dejamos nuestras lecciones sobre cómo debemos vivir en imitación del Cordero de Dios.  Pero ...
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Climbing the Ladder of Beatitude

https://youtu.be/ZeEwBkuTquU On this Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time we are invited to listen to Our Lord's Sermon on the Mount. As Tony explains, the Beatitudes are not simply nice characteristics to aspire to, but a program for becoming more l...
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Putting on the Bond of Perfection

The Feast of the Holy Family And over all these put on love, that is, the bond of perfection. And let the peace of Christ control your hearts, the peace into which you were also called in one body. And be thankful (Col. 3:14-15) Despite wh...
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The Joy of Advent

Third Sunday of Advent-Cycle A My Dear Friends in Christ, Today we celebrate the Third Sunday of Advent, traditionally known as Gaudete Sunday. “Gaudete” comes from the Latin word “gaudium,” meaning joy, gladness or delight. And so th...
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A Great Cloud of Witnesses: Why the Saints

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4axp-44z9Yc In this episode of FRESHImage Presents, Tony Crescio explores the role the saints play in our daily lives. The saints are a part of the Christian faith often taken for granted by some and...
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