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Pentecost and the Birth of the Church

How is the birth of Adam connected to Pentecost? It has to do with God breathing life into the Church.

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The Custom of Chalking Doors

There's an obscure but old custom of chalking doors on the Feat of the Epiphany. What is it, why do it, and how does one go about doing it?

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Lessons from the Visit of the Magi

There are several lessons we can learn from the Visit of the Magi. This article reflects on how these apply to our relationship with God.

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How is the Church the Bride of Christ and why is that important?

When Christ presents himself as a bridegroom, he makes two claims: he is God, and he is our redeemer.

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Lessons from the Visitation

The Gospel of Luke presents Mary as the Ark of the Covenant in the way it is written to parallel events in the Old Testament. This article picks up three lessons from this episode.

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Mary, Help of Christians

Mary is the Help of Christians for she fights against the enemies of Christ's Kingdom. One such instance is in the Battle of Lepanto, and another is against Napoleon's evil plans against Pope Pius VII.

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Mary as the Tower of Ivory on Black Saturday

We invoke Mary as the Tower of Ivory because she exhibits its characteristics on Black Saturday.

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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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The Richness of the Annunciation in the Catholic Context

When read in the Catholic context, the Annunciation story has deep meaning when connected to Scripture and doctrine.

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Inside The Passion of the Christ - Part 1/3

A first installment of explanations of non-scriptural scenes from The Passion of the Christ from an insider. This article will cover Gethsemane to the death of Judas.

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