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Original Nakedness: Receiving One Another as Gifts

Original Nakedness: Receiving One Another as Gifts

Last month, I introduced Pope St. John Paul II’s concept of original nakedness.  In that reflection, we saw that our…

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The Gift-of-Self

The Gift-of-Self

“Man is the only creature on Earth which God willed for itself, [and he] cannot fully find himself except through…

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Original Nakedness:  Seeing as God Sees

Original Nakedness:  Seeing as God Sees

I began several months ago to explore the three “original experiences” Pope St. John Paul II pondered in his Theology…

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The Mystery and Reality of the Incarnation

The Mystery and Reality of the Incarnation

Advent is almost upon us. Christmas is coming.  In our preparation during the season of Advent for the coming of…

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Original Unity Part 4:  Imago Trinitatis

Original Unity Part 4:  Imago Trinitatis

In last month’s article, I mentioned how Pope St. John Paul II saw in the unity and distinction of our…

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Say Hello to Tyler Saxton, Our New Studio Videographer and Editor

Say Hello to Tyler Saxton, Our New Studio Videographer and Editor

First, let me begin by saying hello! It is an honor to be working at Ruah Woods Institute. I love…

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Original Unity Part 3:  The Call to Communion

Original Unity Part 3:  The Call to Communion

In recent articles, I have reflected on Pope St. John Paul II’s concept of original unity.  Reflecting on Genesis 2,…

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The Communion of Saints

The Communion of Saints

The Catechism of the Catholic Church defines a saint as: the “holy one” who leads a life in union with…

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Catechists Become Who You Are

Catechists Become Who You Are

The theme for Catechetical Sunday this year is “This is my Body given up for you”, which is directly related…

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Original Unity Part 2:  The Sexual Difference

Original Unity Part 2:  The Sexual Difference

Last month, we began to explore the second of the “original experiences” described by Pope St. John Paul II:  original…

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