While Thomas was busy doubting, Jesus was right there with him. The Lord who was dead but now lives forever and holds the keys of death and hell is with us all the time. His presence heals the sick, opens doors, and gives us Peace. Christ is Risen!
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I recently encountered a beautiful story about a young husband and wife. She was raised a Hindu in India, and he was raised a Baptist in Iowa, and they entered the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil. What was so powerful about the story was [...]
Jesus is the one religious Founder who is not dead. He came out of the tomb to announce the Good News of victory: He is the true King who has conquered sin and death. Our King is everywhere: in fire and water, bread and wine. We are never forgotten, never alone. Christ is Risen!
Today is the one-year anniversary of the fire at our parish school. It happened the evening of February 21st, 2012, which was Fat Tuesday that year. Here is some local press coverage of the anniversary.
How do we prove that Jesus rose from the dead? The first way to prove that something happened is through the testimony of witnesses who saw it happen. No one saw Jesus rise from the death, but a number of trustworthy people encountered him after his resurrection, and they have left a record that they [...]
I recently posted about the fact that the Jewish nation has a lot of similarities to the Catholic Church, but more needs to be said because the Church has something that the Jewish nation never had: the power to take away sin. The nation of Israel was chosen out of all the nations of [...]
If you have debated or discussed the Christian faith, one thing becomes clear sooner or later: the whole faith hinges on the Resurrection. If Jesus did not rise from the dead, you might talk about a “Christian philosophy of life” or about a “Christian theory of the world”, but you would have to admit that [...]
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