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Bible Study Wednesday: The Acts of the Apostles

Today’s reading comes from Acts 19:1-10.  In this passage St. Paul travels to Ephesus where he finds some disciples, who had only been baptized with the Forerunner’s baptism.  Paul learns they never received or heard of the Holy Spirit.  So … Continue reading

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Saints Friday: St. Mark the Evangelist

Next Thursday (April 25th) we celebrate the feast of St. Mark the Evangelist, author of the Gospel According to Mark.  Mark’s Gospel is thought to be the first of the Gospels written, which Sts. Matthew and Luke used as the … Continue reading

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Bible Study Wednesday: St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians 2:11-21

Background on the Letter to the Galatians:  This letter is Paul’s only letter without a “thanksgiving” section.  Paul has written what we could consider an angry letter to the Galatians; he is mad at them for following a different Gospel … Continue reading

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Feast Day of St. Barnabas

As many of you know, I am a Third-Order Benedictine monk, at the name of my profession I was given the name Br. Barnabas.  Barnabas means, “son of encouragement,” I have tried very hard to live into/reflect this spiritual gift … Continue reading

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