Historicity and Authenticity of the New Testament III

Historicity and Authenticity of the New Testament III

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
This coming week Pope Francis will be in town – sounds as if this happens regularly! I hope many of you are able to get into DC to catch a glimpse of the Vicar of Christ and Successor of St. Peter! On Wednesday, 9/23 the Holy Father will canonize Bless ...

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Historicity and Authenticity of the New Testament II

Historicity and Authenticity of the New Testament II

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
We hope all of our students (and teachers) have had a peaceful transition to a new school year! Last week we began our discussion on showing the historicity and authenticity of the New Testament, particularly the Gospels. The integrity of the four Gos ...

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Historicity and Authenticity of the New Testament

Historicity and Authenticity of the New Testament

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
In less than a month Pope Francis will visit our country. He will canonize Blessed Junipera Serra, the great missionary of California. This canonization will be the first to occur on U.S. soil. During his visit, the Holy Father may present to the U.S. a ...

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Assumption

Assumption

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Those of you who are older than 70 can probably remember 1950 when Pope Pius XII declared the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary as a dogma of the Catholic Faith. It is this feast that we celebrate August 15th. Did Pius XII create a new doctrine of th ...

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St. Maximilian Kolbe

St. Maximilian Kolbe

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
In late July, 1941 a prisoner escaped from the Nazi concentration camp, Auschwitz. He knew that ten prisoners would be starved to death as retribution for his escape – such was one means of the Nazis to prevent escape. After the ten men had been chosen ...

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The Little Sisters of the Poor

The Little Sisters of the Poor

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
DO YOU KNOW OF THE LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR? They care for the dying who have nowhere else to turn. The Sisters survive on donations as their residents do not pay. An excerpt from the Becket Fund follows to update you on recent attacks against our r ...

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Humanae Vitae

Humanae Vitae

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
TO ALL OF OUR MARRIED COUPLES: If you were given a marriage strengthening tool that boasted an international divorce rate of less than 5%, would you be interested? I would think that every married couple would want to know what it is! What if I were t ...

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What is Truth?

What is Truth?

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Quid est veritas? What is truth? Such are the words of Pontius Pilate to Jesus Christ. Pilate was standing before Truth Itself and He could not recognize Him. What is truth? By definition, truth is that which is in accord with reality. If I say ...

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Summer Acts for Teens

Summer Acts for Teens

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
We hope everyone had a holy and joyful July 4th! Two weeks ago saw our teens – about 25 from Holy Trinity and many adults – participate in the Diocesan Work Camp south of Woodstock, Va. In total, over 1200 teens and adults helped many disadvantage ...

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Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage

Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Thank you to everyone – particularly Mrs. Leary, Mrs. Carmichael and all our teachers and helpers - who helped make our Vacation Bible School such a tremendous experience! It was a joy to have the children running around for the week! As the week en ...

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