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How Mary became Queen

How do Catholics come to believe that Mary is Queen? This article looks at Jewish customs and traditions we can find in the Bible to answer this question.

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Proper Disposition in Prayer

It is always good to pray hoping God will grant us what we ask for. However, our expectations might get disordered if we think God has to do what we want simply because we pray for it. This article takes a look at what kind of disposition we should have.

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Meditations on the Visitation

The Gospel of Luke packs so many things in a few verses about the Visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth. This article unpacks it and offers insights and points to reflect on.

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A Primer on Angels

Our belief in angels can be influenced by strange depictions of them by popular media. It goes to show what we know about these spiritual creatures. This article will ferret out what the Church officially teaches, from what is suggested by theologians.

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The Importance of Christ's Circumcision

We gloss over the circumcision of Jesus, but when we learn that his circumcision has great implication about his genealogy, the meaning of our baptism becomes apparent.

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Jesus, the Morning Star

In the movie Ignacio de Loyola, there is a profuse reference to the phrase 'morning star'. Because it can refer to two different things, it can get confusing. Here is a quick guide to understanding the phrase to better appreciate the movie.

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Seven lessons from the Garden of Eden

When read in the proper perspective and in the Traditional lens of how Genesis is read in the Church, we can pick up lessons that help us understand the original design of mankind in light of our fallen nature.

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Jesus Revealing Himself

When Jesus heals a paralytic, he gives proof that he is God a way Jews of his time would understand. Sadly some were stubborn the way we today can also be.

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Inside The Passion of the Christ - Part 3/3

This is the third-part of a series that explains the non-Scriptural scenes in the Passion of the Christ, and their theological messages.

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Inside The Passion of the Christ - Part 2/3

Some viewers of the movie got turned off with the non-scriptural scenes, but an insider by the name of Fr. Bartunek explains the theological or Jewish practices around them so that they make sense.

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