Saints Alive! | The Presentation of the Lord

Today, the Church celebrates the Feast of The Presentation of the Lord. From Magnificat Magazine: As the Son of God, Jesus is already “consecrated to the Lord.” Yet Mary and Joseph present him in the Temple in fulfillment of the Law so that Israel could encounter its long-awaited consolation and redemption. In presenting the Redeemer…Saints... Continue Reading →

Sunday Mass Readings

Sunday, January 29 Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar St. Gildas the Wise Book of Zephaniah 2,3.3,12-13. Seek the LORD, all you humble of the earth, who have observed his law; Seek justice, seek humility; perhaps you may be sheltered on the day of the LORD’S anger. But I will leave as a remnant in your midst... Continue Reading →

Propitiation: A Greek Word Study

When looking at a passage of scripture it is helpful to look at words within the passage for clues to meaning.  This is important because, though a word may seem straightforward in English, in the original language it may have a multitude of meanings.  The words that will be studied is contained within Romans which... Continue Reading →

Jeremiah 29 And A Message Of Hope

The book of Jeremiah is a book filled with tragedy, beauty, and redemption.  Jeremiah 29 takes place after the exile of the people to Babylon.  In 597 B.C., the king Jehoiachin surrendered to the conquering Babylonian empire and the nobility were exiled to Babylon[1].  To fully understand the context of Jeremiah 29 it is helpful... Continue Reading →


Hebrews 2:14-18 14 Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same nature, that through death he might destroy him who has the power of death, that is, the devil,15 and deliver all those who through fear of death were subject to lifelong bondage.16 For surely it is not... Continue Reading →

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