The Passion

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Meditations on the Stations of the Cross

In the season of Lent one of the many familiar practices in which Catholics participate are the Stations of the Cross. During my time as a Youth Minister, I was abundantly blessed to work with many classes of talented high school students to bring the way of the cross to life in an annual prayerful […]

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“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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A Question About the Passion

A question which seems to arise alongside the subject of the Passion and crucifixion of Jesus follows something along the lines of, “If God is almighty and all-powerful, why did He have to suffer and die and then rise again to forgive us, when He could have forgiven us without any of that?” I personally […]

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Love or Security?

It is a fair question and one I’ve been pondering for days now: Love or security? Sometimes it isn’t a choice; sometimes we get both love and security, but sometimes we don’t. This decision takes many different forms and affects all that we do, in friendships, in relationships, and in faith. In Friendships It is […]

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