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  1. Who Is the Priest We Want?

    John Cavadini on the priestly vocation of being set apart for one's parish.

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  2. Fear as a Lack of Faith?

    Alex Fogleman on celebrating Easter and life in the midst of death.

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  3. Think Medieval Lent Was Tough?

    Chase Padusniak takes a realistic look at medieval Lenten and Carnival practices.

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  4. God Is Friendship

    Nathaniel Peters celebrates Aelred of Rievaulx's unique contribution to Christian theology.

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  5. Advent's Binding of Isaac

    Kristen Drahos explains Advent's sacrifice of money and riches. 

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  6. You Gotta Confront Who You Are!

    Travis Lacy, ND PhD Candidate in Systematic Theology, confronts the unsettling reality of monastic prayer.

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  7. A Priest for James Carroll

    Joshua J. Whitfield, theologian and Pastoral Administrator, describes what the abuse scandal looks like from the inside. 

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  8. The Spiritual Desert Isn't Optional

    Joshua J. Whitfield, theologian and Pastoral Administrator, looks for a preaching that can resound in our desertified spiritual landscape.

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  9. The Sociology of a Superb Sermon

    Christian Smith, ND William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology, covers three basic things that can go a long way in improving sermons.

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  10. Good Friday's Silence Speaks

    Timothy O’Malley, Director of the ND Center for Liturgy, attentively listens to the silence of Good Friday.

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  11. Out of Our Mortal Depths

    Anne Horcher, ND English major and intern for the ND Center for Liturgy, interprets Christina Rossetti's "De Profundis" for Passiontide.

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  12. The Festival Fast of the Annunciation

    Tamely, frail body, abstain today; today My soul eats twice, Christ hither and away. She sees him man, so like God made in this, That of them both a circle emblem is, Whose first and last concur; this doubtful day Of feast or fast, Chris...

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  13. The Liturgy Is for (Little) Kids

    Timothy O'Malley, Director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy, on why we should encourage (little) kids in church.

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  14. Advent Flesh?

    Paul Griffiths, theologian and author of many books, applies the arguments of his new book "Christian Flesh" to the Advent season.

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  15. The Month of Mary and Music

    Carolyn Pirtle, ND Center for Liturgy Program Director & composer of liturgical music, celebrates the Month of Mary with a Spotify playlist with liner notes.

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