From the Rector, Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 10/17/2021

A Brief Introduction to the New Testament Lesson 7 Adapted from an article Sister Anna Marie McGuan, RSM, at simplycatholic.com As the Old Testament is divided into particular genres (the Pentateuch or Torah, the Historical Books, the Prophets, and the Wisdom books), a similar division of the New Testament can also be helpful. The purpose …

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From the Rector, Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 10/10/21

.A Brief Introduction to Wisdom Literature Lesson 6 Adapted from an article Sister Anna Marie McGuan, RSM, at simplycatholic.com The Wisdom literature of the Old Testament is an eclectic collection of proverbs, moral lessons, riddles, warnings, extended meditations, and philosophical inquiry and debate. It also includes hymns and even love poetry in the Song of …

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From the Rector, Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, 10/3/21

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Introduction to the Prophets Lesson 5 I.           The Mediated Word of God                            a. Word of God                                          i.  Heb. 1, 1-2—God has spoken through the prophets                                                        1.          Prophets here refers to OT—not necessarily the specific prophets with books (e.g. Moses would be included here) ii.  Do not …

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From the Rector, Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 9/26/21

From a homily on the Gospels by Saint Gregory the Great, pope The word “angel” denotes a function rather than a nature You should be aware that the word “angel” denotes a function rather than a nature. Those holy spirits of heaven have indeed always been spirits. They can only be called angels when they …

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From the Rector, Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 9/15/21

A Brief Introduction to Historical Books and Prophets Lesson 4 By Sister Anna Marie McGuan, RSM, at simplycatholic.com The Pentateuch or Torah ends with the death of Moses and a bold statement about Israel’s religious future: “I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that I have set before you life and …

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