One theme in the Bible is the social character of sin. Sin is a reality that affects the people of God as a people; that is, it is something that emerges inside the human heart but that ultimately extends far beyond — it is both in our hearts and “out there” in our customs and institutions as a people. We shape each other and our...
Thursday, February 19, 20150413We know well enough that we are dust. Limitations, frailty, failures, and mortality all define our being human. This awareness, of course, is not convenient, especially when the alternative is so alluring: who wouldn’t want to “have it your way” and eat, drink, be merry, do what feels good, and avoid the depressing reality that you...
At the beginning of this new column, entitled “A Word to Enkindle,” I felt inspired to ponder our Christian interpretation of “the beginning” and “word.” The first words of Scripture assert the Lord’s domain over absolutely everything: “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1). The...Uncategorized
Father Timothy Gollob
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Father John Bayer, O.Cist
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Father Thomas Esposito, O.Cist
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Executive Editor David Sedeño
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