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Arab Christian worshippers enter the Church of the Holy Sepulchre during a procession on Good Friday in Jerusalem

“Good” Friday?

Good Friday is a peculiar name. When I think about Good Friday, it doesn’t always feel “good.” This is the day on which our Lord was Crucified. When one looks from the perspective of salvation at the fact that without dying, Christ could not rise from the dead, then it is “good”, but when taken […]

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Families Can Be Together Forever

In the light of All Saints Day, I began thinking about families in a different context. While we are familiar with our nuclear family (the expression is too much fun not to say) of our mother, father and siblings, we have come to think of our family in a broader context in today’s world. Today’s […]

Pope Francis waves as he leaves at the end of his Wednesday general audience at St Peter's Square at the Vatican

Pope Francis: The Pope from the End of the Earth (Book Review)

As our beloved new Pope was traveling to Brazil for World Youth Day, I thought it would be fitting to learn more about the man whose simple demeanor and actions have so quickly captured the hearts of both Catholics and non-Catholics alike. Our good friends over at Saint Benedict Press were kind enough to supply […]