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The Sacrifice of Faith

https://youtu.be/Kdc3OloV4_M As we celebrate the Second Sunday of Lent, we are confronted by what appear to be radically different scenes from Scripture. On the one hand, we witness the terrifying Akedah, and on the other the Transfiguratio...
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Living the Law of Love

https://youtu.be/TTZSa0FjvqI In our Gospel for this Sixth Sunday of Easter, Jesus says to us, "If you love me, you will keep my commandments" (John 14:15). Such words may sound to postmodern ears as coercive language. However, as Tony Cresc...
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Mr. Church and Finding the True Self in a Complete Gift of Self (Spoiler Alert)

By Tony Crescio “Henry Joseph Church could’ve been anything he wanted to be, he chose to cook, the key he said, jazz.”  These are the opening lines of the 2016 film, “Mr. Church,” starring Eddie Murphy as the title character.  Mr. Church drops int...
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