Tag Archives: Ignatius Insight

Evil and the empty soul

The author Dr. Theodore Dalrymple (the pen name of Anthony Daniels), who worked for many years in Britain as a prison doctor and psychiatrist, talks to Wall Street Journal about the mass murderer, Anders Behring Breivik, the mystery of evil, … Continue reading

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Mary Magdalene: Saint, Sinner, or Goddess?

From: Ignatius Insight: Mary Magdalene: Saint, Sinner, or Goddess? An excerpt from Chapter 2, “The Magdalene: Saint, Sinner, or Goddess”, of The Da Vinci Hoax, about Saint Mary Magdalene, whose memorial is celebrated today: Any supposed attempts to rid the … Continue reading

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On Saints Peter and Paul

On Saints Peter and Paul First, a short selection from the beautiful homily given by the successor of Saint Peter on June 28, 2009, marking the conclusion of Pauline Year: Paul wants Christians to have a “responsible” and “adult faith”. … Continue reading

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The Son of God separates light from darkness, for all of eternity.

A Scriptural Reflection on the Readings for Fourth Sunday of Lent | Carl E. Olson Readings: • 1 Sam. 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a • Psa. 23: 1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6 • Eph. 5:8-14 • Jn. 9:1-41 or 9:1, 6-9, 13-17, 34-38 … Continue reading

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Sunday, March 27, 2011: “God thirsts that we may thirst for him”

A Scriptural Reflection on the Readings for the Third Sunday of Lent, March 27, 2011 | Carl E. Olson Readings: • Ex. 17:3-7 • Psa. 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9 • Rom. 5:1-2, 5-8 • Jn. 4:5-42 or 4:5-15, 19b-26, 39a, 40-42 … Continue reading

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Scriptural Reflection on the Readings for the Second Sunday of Lent, March 20, 2011 | Carl E. Olson

Lent and the Transfiguration by Carl E. Olson Readings: • Gen. 12:1-4a • Psa. 33:4-5, 18-19, 20, 22 • 2 Tim. 1:8b-10 • Matt. 17:1-9 What words come to mind when you think of Lent? Some that pop into my … Continue reading

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