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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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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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Metaphors of the Church

The Church is depicted as barque, a sheepfold, a cultivated vineyard, the building of God, and the bride of Christ. In this article we will try to delve into the meaning of each of these.

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How Christ's Crucifixion Saves Us

We say Christ died on the cross to save us, but how exactly does it do that? This article explores the five models that explain how the Passion brings us eternal life

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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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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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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 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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The Miraculous Draught of Fish

The miracle is a parable in action, which teaches Peter, the apostles, and us, that when we obey Christ's commands, we will reap beyond our own efforts. This article also explores the symbolism of he boat, the reaction of Peter, and our participation.

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The Wedding in Cana

By understanding the construction of the Gospel, we discover how Jesus is the new Adam; and Mary the new Eve. We can also see how it is thought of as Mary's way of giving her son to us, as well as a foreshadowing of the Eucharist.

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