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AND HIS KINGDOM WILL HAVE NO END: Professing the Creed beyond the Year of Faith

CREDO: Professing the Creed beyond the Year of Faith     AND HIS KINGDOM WILL HAVE NO END by Kate Wicker Preface: When Melanie first approached me about “adopting” a phrase of the creed and writing about its meaning, “and his kingdom will have no end” leapt out at me and I had one of […]

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HE ASCENDED INTO HEAVEN: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith

CREDO: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith   HE ASCENDED INTO HEAVEN: by Jennifer Fitz We think of atheists as the people who actively deny the existence of God, but there’s a much more pernicious and widespread atheism among religious people today: Faithy-ism. We talk about God, and do God-themed activities, but we […]

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ACCORDING TO THE SCRIPTURES: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith

CREDO: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith   ACCORDING TO THE SCRIPTURES by Melanie Bettinelli “In accordance with the scriptures” This is one of those phrases that I find it very easy to pass over without remarking as I’m saying the Creed at Mass, but that when I pause to really consider what […]

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AND ROSE AGAIN: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith

CREDO: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith   AND ROSE AGAIN by Renee Weisner   “It’s not about the going down; it’s about the getting back up.” During a Patristic Bible study at our church, a visiting Monk-Priest was explaining why we do so many prostrations during prayer, particularly during the Great Fast.  […]

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