Archives for August 2013

Pontius Pilate, King Herod and Others to Face Trial at The Hague?

The International Court of Justice in The Hague has been asked to revisit a 2,000-year-old case--convening a re-trial of Jesus Christ and prosecuting those responsible for his unlawful conviction.Dola Indidis, a Kenyan lawyer who is former spokesman for Kenya’s Judiciary, has built his case on facts which you already know:  that Jesus’ trial before Pontius Pilate was invalid, because it was “conducted in a manner contrary to a fair trial.”   Indidis hopes to persuade the ICJ to issue a declar … [Read more...]

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Transfixed by the Transfiguration (Mosaic Version)

 This morning I attended Mass, not at our regular parish where my husband serves as deacon, but at the Church of the Transfiguration which is nearer our home.  My schedule change was providential:  Transfiguration parish was planning a picnic and a grand celebration for the Feast of the Transfiguration, which will be observed in other parishes on Tuesday.So I was reminded of the great and beautiful story of Jesus’ revealing his true nature to three of the apostles on the top of a mou … [Read more...]

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The Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth: Heroes, Then and Now

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Blessed Martyrs of Nowogródek.  I saw this painting this morning and caught my breath:  I recognized the habit, but what was this story!?In the twelve years I spent under the tutelage of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, I don’t remember ever hearing the story of how eleven of their Sisters died in 1943 in occupied Poland, executed by a Nazi firing squad.  Here is their story. *     *     *     *     * The Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth … [Read more...]

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