A New Encounter with the Psalms

By Maureen O'Brien April 29, 2020

As a writer, I believe not just in the power of words but also in their necessity and beauty. I think one of the main aspects of Catholicism that..

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Two-Edged Sword

By Pat McCloskey, OFM June 25, 2018

What does Scripture mean when it uses the expression two-edged sword? How many times does it use this term?

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The Book of Revelation

By Pat McCloskey, OFM April 24, 2018

How does the Book of Revelation speak to 2018 Catholics? Should all its visions, images, warnings, cautions, advice, and guidance be applied to..

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Jacob’s Deception

By Pat McCloskey, OFM January 24, 2018

In Genesis 27:1–40, why did God permit Jacob to trick Esau out of his birthright?

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What Was That ‘Good News’?

By Pat McCloskey, OFM November 24, 2017

In Luke 9:6, we read that the 12 apostles “went from village to village proclaiming the good news and curing diseases everywhere.” What was that..

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The Bible and Beyond

By Father Roger Karban June 22, 2017

When people ask during what period of history, besides the present one, I would prefer to have lived, I have no problem answering. I would have..

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Who Chose the Books in the Bible?

By Pat McCloskey, OFM May 23, 2017

I’ve heard different explanations about how the books in the Bible got there. Who chose them and why?

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