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Silas Henderson
A Religious Brother, Author, and Presenter
A Religious Brother, Author, and Presenter
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The Feast of Saint Thomas the Apostle
All that is known for certain about Thomas comes from the
New Testament. He is mentioned as one of the twelve apostles in all four
Gospels and is nicknamed Didymus, “the twin,” in John’s Gospel. It was a
“doubting” Thomas who refused to believe that Jesus h...

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The Twelfth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Knowing the Value of Little Things
“Are not two sparrows sold for a small coin? Yet not one of them falls to the ground without your Father’s knowledge. Even all the hairs of your head are counted. So do not be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.” —Matthew 10:29-31 In 1618, a youn...

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My new book about Saint Aloysius Gonzaga
Although I've been neglecting my blog for the last several months (as I've been navigating several other writing commitments), I'm happy to be blogging again and I want to share with you this piece that was recently published by my friends at Aleteia.org ab...

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Corpus Christi: The Mission That Lasts Until the End of Time
Just as the living Father sent me and I have life because of the Father, so also the one who feeds on me will have life because of me. —John 6:57 In 1928, Myles Connolly published a small novel entitled Mr. Blue , which tells the story of a young man who de...

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A reflection for the Friday of the First Week of #Advent 

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A reflection on Blessed Ivan Sleziuk and the #Advent promise of peace

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Friday of the First Week of Advent: Blessed Ivan Sleziuk
Ivan was born in 1896 in the village of Zhyvachiv (in modern-day Ukraine). He was ordained a priest in 1923. In April 1945, Bishop Hryhory Khomyshyn, Greek Catholic eparch of Stanislaviv (now Ivano-Frankivsk), ordained Ivan as coadjutor bishop with the righ...

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Saint Lucina of the Catacombs of Callistus: Reflecting the Savior’s Kindness and Love
Lucina (or Lucy) was a wealthy Roman woman who, according to
ancient legends, was converted to the Christian Faith by Saint Peter. When the
persecution of the Emperor Nero began (in the year 64), Lucina showed kindness
to the imprisoned Christians, includin...
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