Still Life with Bible, Vincent van Gogh (1885)
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Erin Cain

Delighting in the Law

Blessed are you, O LORD; teach me your statutes. In your statutes I will delight; I will not forget your words. Open my eyes, that

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Nicholas Lye

Blasphemy against the Spirit

‘Let anyone blaspheme against the Holy Spirit and he will never have forgiveness: he is guilty of an eternal sin.’ This was because they were

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Erin Cain

Tradition

Jesus rebukes the Pharisees for rigidly observing the letter of the law while completely disregarding the spirit of the law. In their hypocrisy, they carefully

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Nicholas Lye

The Spirit & the Law

“Since the Law has no more than a reflection of these realities, and no finished picture of them, it is quite incapable of bringing the

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nets catch vocation
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Noel Ethan Tan

Into the Deep

Isaiah 6:1-8, Psalm 138, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Luke 5:1-11 Being a fisherman, Peter knew when to call it a day when there was no catch.

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Erin Cain

Toward the Light

He said, “To what shall we compare the Kingdom of God, or what parable can we use for it? It is like a mustard seed

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Noel Ethan Tan

Fever

We feel Jesus’s sense of urgency as the Gospel tells us how He ‘went immediately to the house of Simon and Andrew’ upon hearing that

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Religion
Nick Chui

Jesus and the Pharisees

A common perception of Jesus’ critique of the Pharisees was their legalism. Jesus’ liberal attitude is often contrasted with the rigidity of the Pharisees. I

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Erin Cain

We Belong to Each Other

They came bringing to him a paralytic carried by four men. Unable to get near Jesus because of the crowd, they opened up the roof

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Erin Cain

What Are You Looking For?

John was standing with two of his disciples, and as he watched Jesus walk by, he said, “Behold, the Lamb of God.” The two disciples

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Life
Nicholas Lye

Rock Towers

“And so I say to you, you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church ⛪” (Mt 16:18) Whenever I come across

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nativity
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Br. John Joseph

Yep, You Have a Child

A Christmastide Reflection   All over the world nativity scenes are glowing with light. Millions of Christmas cards impressed with the visage of the infant

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Noel Ethan Tan

Fox & Birds

Amos 2:6-16, Psalm 50, Matthew 8:18-22 The book of Amos teaches a most pure monotheism. Throughout his book, there isn’t a single reference to other

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Nicolas Vleughels, Holy Family (1729)
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Erin Cain

Blessed Are You

And how does this happen to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me? —Luke 1:43   Although she did not know

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Life
Nicholas Lye

Stars in the Sunset

“Some time afterward, the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision: Do not fear, Abram! I am your shield; I will make

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Erin Cain

Everything Is Grace

Jesus presents to us a startlingly bold exhortation: Whoever seeks to preserve his life will lose it, but whoever loses it will save it. —Luke

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Noel Ethan Tan

Such Faith

Lamentations 2:2-19, Psalm 74, Matthew 8:5-17 In the first reading, the Prophet lamented with a poetic sense of beauty on Israel’s defeat. Both the North

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Erin Cain

Sacred Spaces

Jesus answered and said to them, “Destroy this temple and in three days I will raise it up.” The Jews said, “This temple has been

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Noel Ethan Tan

The Markan Sandwich

Wisdom 1:13-2:24 , Psalm 30, 2 Corinthians 8:7-15, Mark 5:21-43 Mark 5 mentions the raising of Jairus’ daughter, switches to the woman with a hemorrhage,

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Erin Cain

The Cave

Jesus said to the crowds, “When you see a cloud rising in the west you say immediately that it is going to rain–and so it

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Career
Kat Larson

Walk on Water

“And in the fourth watch of the night He came to them, walking on the sea. When the disciples saw Him walking on the sea,

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