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HE WAS CRUCIFIED UNDER PONTIUS PILATE: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith

CREDO: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith   HE WAS CRUCIFIED UNDER PONTIUS PILATE by Erin Arlinghaus   “Christus… suffered the extreme penalty during the reign of Tiberius at the hands of one of our procurators, Pontius Pilate.”—Tacitus “…upon the accusation of the principal men among us, Pilate had condemned him to a […]

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HE CAME DOWN FROM HEAVEN: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith

CREDO: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith   HE CAME DOWN FROM HEAVEN by Melanie Bettinelli First about the physical metaphor: “down”. This is the kind of thing that can tie me in knots when I’m feeling particularly literal minded. Of course heaven isn’t really up in the clouds. But nonetheless “down” conveys […]

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THROUGH HIM ALL THINGS WERE MADE: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith

CREDO: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith   THROUGH HIM ALL THINGS WERE MADE by ERIKA AHERN This is the last, glorious line in the Nicene Creed before we turn to the mystery of the Incarnation and our own salvation history. We are still proclaiming the revelation of Christ, the Logos, second person […]

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FOR US MEN AND OUR SALVATION: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith

CREDO: Professing the Creed for the Year of Faith   FOR US MEN AND OUR SALVATION by Jen Ambrose Some years ago, I was enrolled in a graduate course focused on Liturgy. Our professor assigned a paper and presentation based on one aspect of the Mass or other worship for the non-Catholics in the class. […]

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