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Walk with Jesus to Calvary by Praying the Stations of the Cross

Many Catholic Churches have a stations of the Cross celebration every Friday as a way to add an additional sacrifice to our Lenten journey. The stations are a way to reflect on the passion of Jesus. In addition to the standard stations, there are many variations. There are those who view the passion through the …

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How Will You Answer Jesus’ 5 Famous Questions?

During Christ’s time teaching here on earth, He used questions to communicate salvation to the world. But even though the questions were originally directed to the disciples over 2,000 years ago, Christ’s questions are also the start of conversations He wants to have with us today. In his book, Answering the Questions of Jesus, Father Andrew …

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Are these not some of the most stunning chalices you’ve ever seen?

Remember back to that scene in “Indian Jones and the Last Crusade” when Indy (played by Harrison Ford) was forced to pick the “true” Holy Grail from several shelves of Chalices to save the life of his father? Donovan (played by Julian Glover) drinks from the wrong one and dies, whereas Indy picks the correct one and gains …

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17 Popular Phrases That Jesus Actually Said First

Who is the most influential person the world has ever known? A pop music star? A Hollywood icon? Another entertainer? Perhaps an educator, philosopher, or inventor? A political candidate or other occasional menace to society? Indeed, none of these. If you open a world history textbook used in many educational institutions around the globe, perhaps …

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“Why are you afraid?” Addressing Our Fear of Persecution

[from ShaneKapler.com] Jesus and the Apostles were out at sea. Jesus was catching up on some well-deserved sleep when a violent storm hit, so violent that the boat began taking on water. Jesus kept right on sleeping – until the Apostles woke him, screaming, “Don’t you care that we are perishing?” Jesus rose, “rebuked” the …

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