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S+L BLOG: Sadducees

The Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C – November 10, 2013 Christian faith in the resurrection has met with incomprehension and opposition from the very beginning. On no point does the Christian faith encounter more opposition than on the resurrection of the body.  The question of the resurrection is vital not only to the ...read more
In today’s Scripture readings, two of the three outstanding Advent guides (Isaiah, John the Baptist and Mary) show us the proper attitude to assume as we prepare to welcome the Saviour of the world.  First of all, Isaiah, the prophet of consolation and singer of hope.  The idyllic reading from the prophet Isaiah [11:1-10] speaks ...read more