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Faith Must Be Lived

https://youtu.be/KfqkIHgBDns This Sunday, Jesus impresses upon us the importance of living out our faith through the parable of the two sons. As Tony Crescio discusses in light of the Gospel and our first reading from the Book of Ezekiel, t...
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Whisked Along in Love

https://youtu.be/qmbcYd358Ys Among the spiritual works of mercy is the admonishing of sinners. Though not a work of mercy many of us would choose to carry out, it is precisely the work Jesus calls us to in the Gospel this Sunday. As Tony Cresci...
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St. Augustine of Hippo On The Christian Life of Prayer-Pt. 2

In part one of this article on St. Augustine’s understanding of the Christian life of prayer we saw that for Augustine, prayer forms the Christian life to such an extent that it can itself be thought of as a prayer. We then began to explore the ...
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St. Augustine of Hippo on The Christian Life of Prayer-Pt. 1

In his biography of the life of his saintly teacher, Possidius, the Bishop of Calama, describes St. Augustine of Hippo as a man who exemplified the things he taught. Possidius writes,   not only was he a ‘scribe instructed unto the kingdom of...
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St. Monica and Spiritual Motherhood

Among other things, the celebration of the life of St. Monica today represents the fulfilment of a son’s prayer. At the end of Book Nine of his Confessions, St. Augustine of Hippo asks his readers to pray for his parents, most especially within ...
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Praying for God’s Justice

https://youtu.be/PwrmtbkOMB4 In the Gospel for this 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we hear of Jesus' encounter with a Canaanite woman, who comes to plead with Jesus on behalf of her daughter who is possessed by a demon. In his reflection, To...
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Through Him, With Him, and In Him

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHJFDn2au74 In his reflection for this weekend, Tony Crescio reflects on the meaning of Jesus telling us that He is going to prepare the way for us in His Father's House in light of the Cross of Christ. As Tony e...
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Interview with Katie Beyers on Contemplating the Beauty of Sacred Music

In this FRESHImage Presents, Tony Crescio sits down to talk with Ms. Katie Beyers to talk about the contemplation of the sacred music performed in the St. Cecilia Concert. As Katie explains, the polyphonic construction and interlocking phrasing of s...
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