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On Joseph of Arimathea and Others

"Glastonbury Thorn" by Tom Ordelman - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Glastonbury_Thorn.jpg#/media/File:Glastonbury_Thorn.jpg

“Glastonbury Thorn” by Tom Ordelman – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Glastonbury_Thorn.jpg#/media/File:Glastonbury_Thorn.jpg A list of appearances of Christ are in 1 Corinthians 15 and well worth examining. That Christ visited 500 people at once makes one ask the question where this happened. Was it at a wedding? A funeral? In… Read More

Making Decisions

Recently, it has come to my attention how important our daily decisions are, even those these seem small and insignificant. We do not always see the entire picture, of course, not being God, Who Alone can see all of creation, all of time and all outside of time. We only see a tiny slice of… Read More

True Humility

true humility

Meditating on the Last Seven Words of Christ on the Cross, as His last seven phrases are called traditionally, and as led by St. Ignatius in his Exercises, I was impressed with the Meekness of God. Perhaps, the Passion was the only way God could have shown mankind what real power is. Power and Meekness… Read More

Lazarus, Come Forth

This is the last meditation for Week Two. What struck me about this passage, which, of course, like my readers, I have read many times before, is that Jesus already had authority over death, before His Redemptive Act on the Cross. The Harrowing of Hell is the great act of Christ, freeing those in Hell,… Read More