John Duns Scotus: His View of Christ, Part Three

Here is my third and final reflection regarding Blessed John Duns Scotus and his view of Christ. My first blog focused on his teaching that Christ is the final goal of creation, while my second blog touched on the “primacy of Christ.” To quote Meister Eckhart, a medieval Dominican theologian who...

Many Parts, One Body

For the past few days, I have been making my way around the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress in Anaheim, California. It is my first time here, and to say that it is an amazing experience is an understatement. Catholics from different countries. Catholics from 48 of the 50 U.S. states. (One of the...

Are You a Game Changer?

It’s impossible to attend the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress and not be inspired. You come away wanting to be a better person, a better Christian and a better Catholic. On Friday afternoon, Matthew Kelly’s talk, “Finding Catholic Game Changers,” sent me away fired up and...

Another Way to Pray

Some may find in our litanies a helpful source of prayer. Not only can we pray a litany straight through, but we can just pick out one or the other invocation to open our hearts to God. In the litany of the Sacred Heart, for instance, we might pick out “Burning furnace of charity.” The image of Jesus’...

‘All Things Work for Good’

I started with a migraine during Mass on Sunday. Those of you who suffer from headaches of any sort probably know that medicine has a better chance of being effective the earlier you take it during an attack. With a migraine, I especially didn’t want to waste any time taking my rescue medicine. But I...

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