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Way of the Resurrection 3
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Way of the Resurrection 3

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Way of the Resurrection 2
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Way of the Resurrection 2

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The Way of the Resurrection 1
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The Way of the Resurrection 1

During Lent we walked the Stations of the Cross. A lesser known devotion is The Via Lucis (Way of Light) or Stations of the Resurrection. Initially presented in 1988, the Via Lucis was formally adopted by the Vatican in 2001. The Salesian community in Battersea, has now produced a set of videos focussing on 14…

Third Sunday of Easter
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Third Sunday of Easter

Jesus wants to make clear that he is not a ghost; so he shows his scars as proof that he really is the one who went through suffering some days ago. Amazingly, it is just by his scars and suffering that we can recognize Jesus. He bears the scars of his suffering and pain with…

Pope Francis: Meeting Christ in Poor Renews Our Missionary Vigor
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Pope Francis: Meeting Christ in Poor Renews Our Missionary Vigor

Pope Francis said Thursday that the poverty and exclusion from the job market caused by the coronavirus pandemic has made the work of Catholic groups that assist poor communities even more urgent. “Going out to meet the wounded and risen Christ in the poorest communities allows us to regain our missionary vigor, because that is…

Christ and Thomas
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Christ and Thomas

Resurrection
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Resurrection

The Resurrection does not just come out of the blue. A long and eventful history precedes it. Even after that, until today, there is still work to be done. Evil has indeed been defeated. But not eliminated yet. Garri Bardin worked (read: folded and cut) on this stop-motion for nine months. The result grabs you…

An Imaginative Encounter with the Risen One
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An Imaginative Encounter with the Risen One

My life ended that morning. Right about the time he called for something to eat. Although if you’d asked me earlier, I’d have said it ended a few days before when they arrested him. Or, being more honest, when I ran away; ran away and left him and left the others and left my dream of myself…

April Pope Video:  For Fundamental Human  Rights
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April Pope Video: For Fundamental Human Rights

“Defending fundamental human rights demands courage and determination. I’m referring to actively combatting poverty, inequality, the lack of work, land and housing, and the denial of social and labor rights. Often, in practice, fundamental human rights are not equal for all. There are first-, second-, and third-class people, and those who are disposable. No. They…

In the Breaking of the Bread
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In the Breaking of the Bread

The Appearances of the Risen Lord
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The Appearances of the Risen Lord

The Resurrection of Christ is central to our faith as Christians. Paul proclaims: “If Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain, and your faith is in vain” (1 Corinthians 15:14). From Easter Sunday to Low Sunday, the readings at Mass present the accounts of the appearances of the risen Lord. This…