Procession of Palm Sunday in Jerusalem (video).

On Sunday, March 20, the Church commemorates the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem to bring his paschal mystery to fulfilment. In the afternoon, the commemoration of Jesus’ journey from Bethphage to the entrance of the City, an event uniting all Christians in Jerusalem. Brothers, Sisters and novices of Sion also participated in the procession. The participants Read More

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Conference on Nostra Aetate Document.

  The Scarboro Missions Interfaith Department and Regis College from Toronto will sponsor the Conference:  The Gifts and the Calling of God Are Irrevocable: a reflection on theological Questions Pertaining to Catholic-Jewish Relations on the occasion of the Second Vatican Council’s 50th Anniversary of Nostra Aetate (No. 4).  There will be a discussion with Dr. Eileen Schuller, OSU and Rabbi Baruch Read More

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Didache: the Doctrine of the Twelve Apostles.

The Didache or The Teaching of the Twelve Apostles is a short treatise which was accounted by some of the Fathers as next to Holy Scripture, dated by most modern scholars to the first century.. It was rediscovered in 1873 by Bryennios, Greek Orthodox metropolitan of Nicomedia. The text, parts of which constitute the oldest extant Read More

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ICCJ Mourns Death of its Honorary President Victor Goldbloom.

The ICCJ (International Council of Christians and Jews) announced last week the sudden passing of Dr. Victor Goldbloom, of Montreal, Canada, a former President of the ICCJ and one of its Honorary Presidents. Victor would have turned 93 this summer and died of a heart attack on February 15th. He is survived by his wife of Read More

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The Old and the New Covenant.

The Covenant of the Last Supper is described as “new”. Some like to think it is a covenant to the spirit of the gospel as opposed to Jewish law and prophecy. But such an interpretation runs counter to reality; for the opposition lies, not between the Old Testament and the gospel, but between two mentalities, Read More

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The connection between Lent and Passover.

Many Christians and Jews know of the connection between Passover and Easter. But what about the connection between the 40 days of Lent and Passover? At first glance, Passover and engaging in the discipline of Lent seem to have little in common. We find the parallel, however, when we look at Passover more broadly. Passover Read More

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