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“Lazarus, come out!”

Today I was reading the book Jesus: a Pilgrimage by James Martin. In this particular section of the book that I was reading, Martin was discussing the passage in John where Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead (John 11:1-44). He pointed out how in the passage Jesus receives a message from Martha and Mary informing […]

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The Pursuit of Truth

My parents have always told me, “To assume makes an ‘ass’ out of ‘u’ and ‘me’.” While neither of my parents were Christians, they did have a valid point. We know due to our conscience, and natural social consequences, that to make assumptions about another person is a lack of charity on our part. What […]

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Jesus, the model parent

There are so many ways in which I wish I could be more Christ-like. Of course, we all strive for these qualities, as we should, but it never ceases to amaze me how many new and different ways Christ shows me the ways to be better than I am. I realized another facet recently. Patience. […]

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To Change the World

The question that always burns: why do bad things, evil things happen? Well, we’re in a world where people make bad, evil choices, and where other people do nothing about it. This is a truth. Yet, we’re also in a world where people┬ádeny themselves to love others every single day. That is the truth. This […]

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The Importance of Theology and Philosophy in the University

The University of Notre Dame is no stranger to controversy, and it is once again making a few headlines due to its decennial core curriculum review process, which began recently. While no concrete recommendations or proposals have yet been made, one change clearly being considered is a reduction of the theology and philosophy requirements in […]

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