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Forgive Us Our Sins

Forgive Us Our Sins

This is part of a series: The Lord’s Prayer in slow motion: the first is Lord, Teach Us to Pray the second is Our Father the third is Our Father (part 2) the fourth is Our Father (part 3) the fifth is Hallowed be your Name the sixth is Your Kingdom Come the seventh is… Continue Reading

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Give Us Today Our Daily Bread

Give Us Today Our Daily Bread

This is part of a series: The Lord’s Prayer in slow motion: the first is Lord, Teach Us to Pray the second is Our Father the third is Our Father (part 2) the fourth is Our Father (part 3) the fifth is Hallowed be your Name the sixth is Your Kingdom Come the seventh is… Continue Reading

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Your Will Be Done

Your Will Be Done

Some time back, I started working through The Lord’s Prayer in slow motion. As far as I know, this is where we got up to: the first is Lord, Teach Us to Pray the second is Our Father the third is Our Father (part 2) the fourth is Our Father (part 3) the fifth is… Continue Reading

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Pope Francis and Changing the Lord’s Prayer

Pope Francis and Changing the Lord’s Prayer

On Saturday, there was an article about Pope Francis in our city’s secular press. Again. Nothing too unusual for this Christian leader who has managed to attract the attention even of non-Christians and the often-anti-christian media. But this time, the article was complete with complex Greek and Latin word analysis! And it’s not even a… Continue Reading

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Three Popes and a Patriarch

Three Popes and a Patriarch

The image above, of three popes and a patriarch (no it’s not the beginning of a joke), may be unique in Christian history. The Copts have been separate from majority Christianity since the Council of Chalcedon in A.D. 451, the fourth ecumenical council. Pope Francis (for the Roman Catholic Church) and Pope Tawadros II (for… Continue Reading

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Our Father (part 2)

Our Father (part 2)

As part of reflecting on the Lord’s Prayer, and on the word “Our” that begins it, here is the reflection on this in the Catechism of the Catholic Church: III. “Our” Father 2786 “Our” Father refers to God. the adjective, as used by us, does not express possession, but an entirely new relationship with God.… Continue Reading

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Our Father

Our Father

Saint Ignatius Loyola (ca. October 23, 1491 – July 31, 1556) teaches a method of prayer in which one starts with the first word of the Lord’s Prayer, mulling over it, meditating on it, approaching it in the sense of lectio divina, resting in God’s presence with it, and then in time moving on to… Continue Reading

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