Category: Bible & Theology

On Leading and Following

Reading Time: 3 minutes Part 1 in JJ Routley’s Joshua and Leadership Series. Today’s reading: Joshua 1:1-18. Key verses: Joshua 1:7-9. The […]

How Should I Study the Bible?

Reading Time: 3 minutes While it ought to be the goal of every believer to “accurately handle the word […]

St. Agnes of Montepulciano

Reading Time: 4 minutes Stained Glass Witnesses: A Continuing Series As it has been some time since our last […]

What if Christmas…

Reading Time: < 1 minute What if Christmas were just the baby in the manger. A couple of astonished shepherds. […]

Wittenberg Reminiscences

Reading Time: 6 minutes During my tenure as a teacher in Virginia, I had the privilege of chaperoning our […]

Hope Beyond 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes 2020 has been a year that has shattered all expectations and shown that our modern […]

Ireland’s Own: Fr. Michael Browne, Master General, O.P.

Reading Time: 2 minutes The second small window in the Marble Chapel inscribes Father Michael Browne, the 81st Master […]

Most Reverend Emmanuel Suarez, Master General O.P.

Reading Time: 4 minutes As we continue our exploration of the “stained glass witnesses” in the Marble Chapel here […]

Well Might the Sun in Darkness Hide

Reading Time: 4 minutes What is striking about Matthew’s account of crucifixion is the number of supernatural events that accompany the final three hours and the death of Jesus (Matt. 27:45-54). The sky turned dark at midday. The curtain in the temple was ripped in two. There was an earthquake. Tombs were opened and some of the dead came to life. This is what happened when the Sinless One was made sin; when the Lord of Glory was crucified; when the Author of Life died. The created order was testifying that something of unparalleled magnitude was taking place to the Creator himself. Let’s reflect on the first of these events.

The Triumphs of the Crucified Messiah

Reading Time: 5 minutes Christians linger often and long at the cross. But we should also gaze at the empty tomb and our hearts be lifted in amazement at the power of God at work on our behalf.