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The view of Jesus as tragic anti-hero

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

September 25, 2000

My teenage years were a time of considerable loneliness. I remember myself only too well as a teen, driven by restlessness, haunted by unspoken dreams, full of youthful grandiosity, unsure of myself, shuffling hesitantly in the stag-line at the local dance.

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Priesthood tries to give human face to God

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

September 18, 2000

The incarnation should never be confused with Disneyland. In the incarnation God enters into actual humanity – pain, ambiguity, misunderstanding, crucifixion. There's some purity there, on God's side; but, on our side, nothing is pure, including the priesthood.

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Parenting is a unique way to holiness

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

September 4, 2000

Christian theology has generally been weak in its treatise on marriage. Somehow the earthiness of the Incarnation, so evident elsewhere, has been slow to spill over into our thinking about marriage, sex and family.

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