Monthly Archives: December 2016

Christmas A Converted Pagan Holiday?

On this, the Second Day of Christmas (Dec. 26th)… the Date of Christmas Discussion is revisited… This article is in follow-up to one I posted back in 2007:  Calculating Christmas (an article I reposted from Touchstone Magazine, Tighe, 2003). This … Continue reading

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The Real Face of the Blessed Mother?

Working from the Shroud of Turin, digital artist, Dean Packwood demonstrates what the Blessed Mother may have looked like.  The reason he uses the Shroud is that the only human DNA Jesus would have had would have been from Mary, … Continue reading

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Do We Wish Peace on All?

Do we wish peace on all mankind, even those who would kill and/or otherwise harm us?  We’ve all seen the “Christmas cards” with the phrase, “Peace on earth, goodwill to men.” But, is that what Scripture REALLY says?  Let’s take … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday in Advent

Today was the Last Sunday in Advent as next Sunday marks the Christ Mass – or as more commonly called, “Christmas.”  With Christmas falling on a Sunday this year that also makes this the longest possible Advent Season!  Advent ends … Continue reading

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Third Sunday in Advent

Gaudete Sunday – “Rejoice in the Lord always, and again I say rejoice!” All the readings can be found here, but I wanted to focus on St. Paul’s words for today… EPISTLE Philipp. 4:4-7Brethren: Rejoice in the Lord always; again I … Continue reading

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Second Sunday in Advent

Rev. Fr. Leonard Goffine’sThe Church’s Year SECOND SUNDAY IN ADVENT On this day the Church not only makes mention in the office of the priest, but also in the Mass, of the two different Advents of Christ, that by His … Continue reading

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Scott Is Back…

Well, for a few weeks anyhow… My first semester in the masters program through ASU is complete and I have a break until January 9th.  This will afford me some time to get back into apologetics and catch up on … Continue reading

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