The Quiet Corner
Father John A. Kiley
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The apostles Peter, James and John were certainly favored by Christ to witness incidents which the other apostles did not observe. The transfiguration of Christ on the mountain, the raising of … more
Will and Owen are young brothers only a couple of years apart in age. They are also happily good friends who might resolutely fight over the sharing of toys but also amicably agree on a video to … more
The traditional goals of prayer have often been listed as petition, adoration, reparation, and thanksgiving. (P A R T is an easy memory aid for recalling these four ends.) The Glory to God during … more
The season of Advent begins this year with a rather chilling indictment of sinful mankind. The prophet Isaiah roundly condemns his generation for their neglect of personal responsibilities as well as … more
When a bereaved family is selecting an appropriate Scripture reading for the funeral rite of a beloved wife or mother, the first reading from the Old Testament’s Book of Proverbs read at Mass … more
The Ten Commandments are clearly and intentionally an expression of the natural law, the order of things necessary for the survival of the human race. Respect for God, His Name and His day; respect … more
Although the Far East nation of India is overwhelmingly Hindu, an ancient Christian church community has existed since Apostolic times along the country’s Malabar Coast. A very strong tradition … more
At Bethlehem’s manger, Jesus Christ came to earth in the flesh. St. John affirmed: “the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” St. Paul testified that Jesus was “a man like us … more
The Jewish nation cited movingly by Isaiah in this coming Sunday’s Old Testament reading is lost in self-pity. Tormented by their stronger neighbors – Assyria, Babylon, Egypt – they … more
Scripture scholars often discern seven signs in the first half of the Gospel according to St. John. Chapters 2 through 11 feature seven misfortunes — some just a matter of inconvenience, … more
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