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Editor

Making Sense of Suffering

By guest writer Sarah Coffey. Why do we suffer? I’ve wrestled with this question and with God for a long, long time. It’s still a

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The Raising of Lazarus, Carl Bloch (1870)
Columnists
Deacon John McGinley

Grieving as worship.

“But we would not have you ignorant, brethren, concerning those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope.”

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Life
Editor

The Treasure in the Field

By guest writer Kimri Thetadig. ___ I didn’t know my heart needed to be broken into to be set free. It makes sense though: ensconced

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Columnists
Jean Elizabeth Seah

Death is Not the End

Now the green blade rises from the buried grain, Wheat that in the dark earth many years has lain; Love lives again, that with the

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Columnists
Jean Elizabeth Seah

Movie Review: “King’s Faith”

The Christian movie King’s Faith (2013), available on Netflix, is a beautiful and moving story of faith and redemption. Best of all, it manages to

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Columnists
Cristina Montes

A Vicarious Grief Observed

On the recent Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord, my priest-uncle-spiritual-director, Father Jim, suddenly lost his brother Allan. Father Jim was abroad teaching a

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Christ Appearing to Mary Magdalen as a Gardener
Columnists
Jean Elizabeth Seah

Sin, Slavery, and Identity

“Abuse (and the trauma that results from it) causes not only the anxiety of meaninglessness and the anxiety of guilt, but also the anxiety of

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Bioethics
Nicene Guy

Aging and Mortality

A somewhat recent article in Scientific America caught my eye: this one is about aging, or rather it is about reversing the effects of aging.

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Columnists
Jean Elizabeth Seah

Laughing at Death

Living by faith includes the call to something greater than cowardly self-preservation. —Kurt D. Bruner, Kurt Bruner, Jim Ware, Finding God in the Lord of

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Death of St. Joseph
Columnists
Jean Elizabeth Seah

Where Is Your Soul?

If anything could prove the existence of a soul, it is the utter emptiness of a corpse. — Mary Doria Russell, Children of God When

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Religion
Mary Proffit Kimmel

Two Icons of Christ

In the Gospels we never see Jesus as an attendee at a funeral.  He attends festivals, weddings, and so many dinner parties that people consider him

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Life
Theresa Williams

Mary, Mercy, and Me

I used to be jealous of Mary. Not because she has the fullness of grace and I don’t. Not because she has the immense privilege

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Life
Kasia I.

On the Suffering of Christ

Maybe you can remember some of the most unpleasant feelings in your life. Heat so scorching that your skin burns, your head throbs, and any

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Life
Theresa Williams

The Best Lie You Could Ever Tell

My first Confirmation class (quite some years ago now) ended with an enticing cliffhanger: “Next week, I’ll teach you how to lie,” our teacher told

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Life
Emma King

The Beauty of (Our) Fall

We as Christians are called to a life of death and resurrection. Dying to ourselves, dying to our sin, dying to our desires.

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Bioethics
Nicene Guy

The Trouble with Transhumanism

Transhumanism is a desperate belief system that grasps at technological straws. But the raw desperation in that grasping has the potential–like all Utopian movements–to unleash

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Family
Emma King

The Healing Power of Hymns

If singing is praying twice, then praying hymns is more than simply praying twice. It is that by which we feed our souls, uplift our spirits, encounter the Lord, and in doing so, become whole when broken.

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Life
Emma King

For the Love of a Dog

Dogs were given the task of making God’s love of mankind known every day, and they do a fantastic job of it.

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