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June 10, 2018

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"One of his disciples, whom Jesus loved, was lying close to the breast of Jesus"
John 13, 23

The Last Supper, Daniele Crespi (1624-1625) detail

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June 3, 2018

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St. Basil the Great, the Bishop of Caesarea, and one of the most distinguished Doctors of the Church was born around 329 and died 1 January, 379. He ranks after St. Athanasius as the great defender of the Oriental Church against the pernicious Arian heresies of the fourth century: one denying the divinity of Christ, another denying the divinity of the Holy Spirit. With his friend St. Gregory of Nazianzus and his brother St. Gregory of Nyssa, he makes up the trio known as "The Three Cappadocians". St. Basil is recognized as the founder of Eastern monasticism. Today he teaches us about the Blessed Sacrament...

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May 27, 2018

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Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day, a day to bring flowers to graves and honor the dead. As the unofficial start of summer is also occasions my reminder about how we decorate our living bodies. Next week when we celebrate Corpus Christi I will offer some more annual thoughts about the virtue of reverence with respect to the Body, Blood, Soul & Divinity of Jesus Christ.

Our bodies are sacred. We worship the Lord with our bodies as well as our souls. Prostrating. Kneeling. Standing. In silence and in song. With arms outstretched and with hands over our faces. Our souls adorned with virtue and our bodies attired with the virtue of modesty.

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May 20, 2018

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Come, Holy Spirit!

Pentecost by Jan Joest van Kalkar
(1505-1508)

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