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Our Barabbas Moments

This past Sunday was Palm Sunday, one of the most beautiful Masses of the year. I’ve mentioned before how amazing the music of Palm Sunday, Holy Week, and Easter is, and didn’t even mention in that earlier post some of the better hymns (like St. Bernard of Clairvaux’s devastating O Sacred Head Surrounded). But the Scriptural readings […]

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Happy Labor Day!

In honor of Labor Day, I thought I’d include a quote from St. Josemaria Escriva on work, since he’s the saint with some of the finest writings on the subject. For example, in The Way, he writes, “Add a supernatural motive to your ordinary work and you will have sanctified it” (359). This notion runs […]

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Good Friday Pre-Game

Yesterday (March 25th) was the Annunciation. The Annunciation is when the angel Gabriel came to Mary and told Her that She was going to bear Christ Jesus. Because we don’t know the actual date it occurred on, it’s long been celebrated on March 25th because it coincides with Jesus’ Passion, roughly. The Jews had a […]

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