As Lent approaches, we are reminded that this season offers us a new beginning. Pope Francis describes Lent as a “journey of spiritual renewal in the footsteps of Christ.” During this season, we are called to turn our hearts and minds back to God, to return to the Lord who offers us the gift of […]
Author Archive: Dr. Edouard Belaga
Dr. Edouard Belaga, Israeli, French and Canadian citizen born in Russia, is professional scientist, PhD in Mathematics, theologian, and father of family. After 40 years of life and work in Russia without any possibility of professional visits abroad, he was expelled as a religious dissident, and lived and worked in Israel, France, Canada, Switzerland, Italy, and USA. Edouard is a restoring member of the Marian Congregation of Men in the Cathedral of Strasbourg whose 300th anniversary is celebrated this year. He is also the founder and president of the Fraternity dedicated to Saint Joseph.
“Today it is the Old Testament who suffers for the New one.” Sœur Mirjam Else Michaelis (1899 – 1942, Auschwitz) Can you imagine what might become of your life if you discovered you were Jewish? This happened to me at the age of seven when two Russian boys of my age were laughing at their companion […]
Francis Crick was an evangelical atheist. He believed that scientiﬁc understanding removed the need for religious explanations of material phenomena. Francis Crick’s Obituary (PLoS Biology, 2004) Being a scientist, one is awed by the intellectual depth and unparalleled pedagogical mastery of the Biblical narratives. They have perfectly succeeded in the past and are not less […]
Then from the heart of the tempest, Yahweh gave Job His answer. He said: Who is this, obscuring My intentions with his ignorant words? Brace yourself like a fighter; I am going to ask the questions, and you are to answer! Book of Job 38:1-3 By the Grace of the Mother of God As a […]