Category Archives: Magnificat

The Reality of the Resurrection

Indeed, the apostolic preaching with all its boldness and passion would be unthinkable unless the witnesses had experienced a real encounter, coming to them from outside, with something entirely new and unforeseen, namely, the self-revelation and verbal communication of the … Continue reading

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The Silence of Christ’s Death

The Silence of Christ’s Death  For three days, the victory of darkness over light plunged the earth into a thick silence and a terrible anguish. The Messiah had died, and the silence of his death seemed to have had the … Continue reading

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A Light Unto My Path

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord. Bishop Robert Barron  The French philosopher Rene Girard proposed a provocative theory regarding the scapegoating mechanism. During times of crisis, he argued, human communities, by a deep and irrational impulse, seek to … Continue reading

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