2nd Sun in Advent (A) 8th December 2019

2nd Sun in Advent (A) 8th December 2019

On the second Sunday of Advent we light the candle of peace. Peace as a term is trendy at Christmas. But how often do we actively work at bringing that peace on earth? What is the meaning of peace? What does the liturgy of the word today teach us on peace? Are we peacemakers in […]

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Prayer of a Suffering Church

Prayer of a Suffering Church

I remember when the scandal hit the news this one time. My friend texted me. She’s like, I can’t go to church anymore. I didn’t know how to answer because I didn’t want to go to church, but I — at the same time These are the moments we need God. When the abuse crisis […]

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The afterlife in Judaism

The afterlife in Judaism

Religious people talk to us all the time about life after death, heaven and hell, that kind of stuff. The truth is that no one really knows what happens to us after we die. But what’s Judaism’s position on the matter? An afterlife is never mentioned in the Five books of Moses. But other verses […]

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Christ the King (C) 24th November 2019

Christ the King (C) 24th November 2019

My dear brothers and sisters, on the last Sunday of the liturgical year we celebrate the feast of Christ the King. Pope Pius XI instituted this feast in 1925 to respond to the growing secularization of the world. This feast reminds us that while governments and political parties come and go, Christ reigns as king […]

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๐“ฃ๐“ฑ๐“ฎ ๐“ ๐“พ๐“ป๐“ช๐“ท๐“ฒ๐“ฌ ๐“ฐ๐“ฎ๐“ถ๐“ผ; ๐“๐ก๐ž ๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐ฅ๐ž; ๐‹๐š, ๐Ÿ…‘๐Ÿ…จ ๐Ÿ…“๐Ÿ…ก. ๐Ÿ…•๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ…“๐Ÿ…”๐Ÿ…› ๐Ÿ…ข๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ…›๐Ÿ…”๐Ÿ…— ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ…ข-๐Ÿ…ข๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ…œ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ…ก๐Ÿ…ก๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ…˜.

๐“ฃ๐“ฑ๐“ฎ ๐“ ๐“พ๐“ป๐“ช๐“ท๐“ฒ๐“ฌ ๐“ฐ๐“ฎ๐“ถ๐“ผ; ๐“๐ก๐ž ๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐ฅ๐ž; ๐‹๐š, ๐Ÿ…‘๐Ÿ…จ ๐Ÿ…“๐Ÿ…ก. ๐Ÿ…•๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ…“๐Ÿ…”๐Ÿ…› ๐Ÿ…ข๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ…›๐Ÿ…”๐Ÿ…— ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ…ข-๐Ÿ…ข๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ…œ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ…ก๐Ÿ…ก๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ…˜.

“But he has not broken through the difficult pass. ” 90:11 Dr. Fadel, to start with, give us a general view.. about this noble verse. In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful.. All praise be due to Allah, Lord of the worlds.. and Salat and Salam be upon our master, Muhammad.. […]

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1st Sunday in Advent (A) 1st December 2019

1st Sunday in Advent (A) 1st December 2019

It is December again and this month brings along the chill breeze and pleasant climate with fogs and snows and above all yes, it is a Christmas season. Carols start ringing in our ears and malls and houses have begun to decorate it with Christmas trees and Santaclaus. Christmas vibrations everywhere! There is lot of […]

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Historical Worship of the Norse Gods

Historical Worship of the Norse Gods

Hi, I’m Old Norse specialist Dr. Jackson Crawford . I teach at the University of Colorado Boulder, previously at UC Berkeley and UCLA . We are well-informed about stories about the Norse gods written down in important sources such as the Poetic Edda and the Prose Edda during the 1200s in Iceland but by the […]

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