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  • Tongue Tied

    There are different opinions on the gift of speaking in tongues. Let’s take a look at what the Bible says and the early Church taught!

  • A Slap in the Face

    “Turn the other cheek.” “Go the extra mile.” They DO NOT mean what you think they do.

  • What’s in your Bible?

    How many books does your Bible have? If you answered anything less than 73, you’re missing out!

  • Is God a Dentist?

    The answer to this question will help you find the right Bible translation.

  • Left Behind

    Do you take your purse when you go up for Communion? For some, it’s a life and death decision.

  • We Three Kings

    Who are these mysterious Magi? What’s from Scripture, what’s from tradition?

  • The Lazy Priest

    Throughout my childhood, I never attended a Mass that was assisted by a deacon. I grew up assuming that it was the role of the priest to read the Gospel. A closer…

  • Passover Seder

    The Synoptic Gospels tell of the Last Supper being a Passover Seder. This video reveals the origin of the Holy Holiday and its relation to the Mass.

  • Was Jesus Tied to the Cross?

    Some scholars suggest artists got it wrong—Jesus was tied rather than nailed. Explore the evidence!

  • Oh, Corinthians

    Licentiousness, elitism and frivolity. How did this ancient Greek city get such a bad rep.?

  • What Horse?

    Why do paintings of St. Paul’s conversion show a horse when it’s not in the Bible? The answer may be Medieval.

  • Mass Resources for Kids

    Want your kids to participate at Mass? Here are several resources that can help!

  • Happy Now?

    For weeks on end I fantasized about our family’s vacation to a dude ranch in central Florida. But something was missing.

  • Jesus Fell

    What happens when the sacramental form of Jesus’ Body or his Precious Blood falls to the floor?

  • Smells to High Heaven

    My mother makes an amazing arroz con pollo (chicken and rice)—a staple in Cuban households. My brother and I looked forward to the savory dish every week partly because beer was among…

  • Mass has become Ordinary

    Easter and Christmas are times of great exuberance and celebration in the Church! The two seasons are the superstars of the liturgical calendar: “Next to the yearly celebration of the paschal mystery,…

  • No Praying for Heat

    I’m a news junkie. My phone is set to receive CNN’s news alerts, I read three online newspapers and I watch the NBC and BBC Nightly News. At night, I’ll catch the…

  • Painting Conversion

    One of my favorite paintings is “The Incredulity of Saint Thomas” painted by Caravaggio circa 1601. I first came to learn about this painting while a student at Rhode Island School of…

  • Are You a Gatekeeper, Slider or Middleman?

    We never step foot in the cryroom for the first few months of our son’s life. Since most of his day was spent sleeping, we didn’t feel it necessary to expose him…

  • Sing An Old Song Unto the Lord

    This Sunday we will be singing one of the most famous lines of the Bible as part of the Responsorial Psalm: The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want.…