Category: Holy Scripture

The Good Thief

Saint Dismas. We know his name by tradition. There appears to be a discrepancy in the Gospel accounts of the two thieves crucified to the right and the left of Our Savior. Saint Matthew has it that the “thieves” joined … Continue reading

Biblical Wonders of Jordan

National Catholic Register, Thomas L. McDonald; In October the Jordan Tourism Board took a group of Christian journalists and bloggers on a pilgrimage to the holy and historical sites of their country. It was a life changing experience for everyone … Continue reading

Kill Them All!

Much attention has been given to the so-called “dark passages” of the Bible in recent years. This is largely due to the use put to these passages by the enemies of the Christian name, by which I mean the aggressive, … Continue reading

Weeping Women

The pew I occupy on a daily basis is very close to the eighth station of the Cross: “the women of Jerusalem weep over Jesus.” This proximity occasions my reflecting on it more than on the other stations. It has … Continue reading

Apostle to the Gerasenes

A most unlikely apostle indeed. It was the possessed lunatic, who dwelt among the graves, out from whom were cast many devils. The devil’s voice claimed that their name was Legion” and legion means a thousand. Demons like to flaunt … Continue reading