TOB Tuesday: Search for the Face of God

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Time for the week four Theology of the Body Advent reflection from the TOB Institute. This time from Fr. Patrick Nwokoye: Two weeks ago, I was in Bethlehem where our Savior Jesus Christ was born. As I walked through the town amidst thousands of pilgrims, I wondered what it must have felt like two thousand years ago, how our world … Read More

TOB Tuesday: Finding Joy

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Yes, you guessed it. Here is your Theology of the Body Advent reflection for week three. This time from Fr. Martin Connor, LC: In 2000, the then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, made the following comment: “The deepest poverty is the inability of joy, the tediousness of a life considered absurd and contradictory… the inability of joy presupposes … Read More

TOB Tues: And With Your Spirit

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Here’s another great Theology of the Body Advent reflection, this time from Damon Owens: In the United States, we mark both the second week of Advent and our second week with a new English translation of the Roman Missal. Every day while traveling this week, I have found myself at a different parish fumbling with both the pages and the … Read More

TOB Tues: Hollow Hearts Waiting to be Filled

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A Theology of the Body Advent reflection from TOB Institute‘s Bill Donaghy: Hollow Hearts Waiting to be Filled Six hundred years before the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, Isaiah was dreaming. In a very modern sounding lament, he was yearning for a glimpse of the glory of the “old days” when God was more, shall we say, visible: … Read More