The Power of Eucharistic Preaching

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Homily for the Eucharistic Gospel Sequence, Year B The Jews gossiped about Jesus because he said, “I am the bread that came down from heaven, “ and they said, “Is this not Jesus, the son of Joseph? Do we not…

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Faith Comes by Hearing

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Years back, I read an interesting science article on a predicted earthquake in the Pacific Northwest that seismologists are calling the Really Big One. For long, scientists had puzzled over why the region never appeared to have suffered any unusual earthquake activity,…

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What Are Ghosts?

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Most Christians link ghost stories either to natural phenomena or demonic activity. But are these the only two options? The Church has never definitively settled this question—in fact, some of its greatest theologians have not agreed with each other. But…

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Is Halloween a Pagan Festival?

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Neo-pagan websites states that Halloween was an attempt by early Christians to “baptize” the Gaelic harvest festival of Samhain. Because of this persistent idea, some Christians are hesitant to participate in anything associated with Halloween. Brad Winsted of the Christian Broadcasting Network makes…

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What True Faith Requires

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When someone becomes Catholic, he is expected to state, “I believe and profess all that the holy Catholic Church believes, teaches, and proclaims to be revealed by God.” How, though, can someone make such a profession without knowing everything the…

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