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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From the Rector, Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 9/12/2021

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A Brief Introduction to the Pentateuch Lesson 3 By Sister Anna Marie McGuan, RSM, at simplycatholic.com               The Books of Moses, also known as the Pentateuch or the Torah, are the first five books of the Old Testament: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. These texts are sacred in both the Jewish and the Christian …

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FROM THE RECTOR, TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, 9/5/21

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Introduction to the Old Testament Lesson 2 Adapted from an article on simplycatholic.com by Sister Anna Marie McGuan, RSM               The four sections of the [Old Testament in the] Christian bible are the Pentateuch, the Historical Books, the Prophetic Books, and the Wisdom literature. The Hebrew Bible used in the Jewish religious tradition has a …

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