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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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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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The Resolve of Love

https://youtu.be/zdxQqND1boE In his Gospel reflection for Palm Sunday, Tony focuses on the two figures of Judas and Peter. As Tony explains, these two figures are tragic in their own ways, yet have much to teach us about what we have been creat...
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Living out the Lamb’s Response

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time: 1-15-17 Peace be with You, Having celebrated Epiphany last Sunday and the Baptism of the Lord the following Monday, the Church has entered into what it calls Ordinary Time on the liturgical calendar.  However, th...
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