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Ask Father Adrian

A New Person in Christ

[dropcap]Q[/dropcap] Dear Fr. Adrian, can you please elaborate on 2 Corinthians 5:17 which states that, 'That anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun'. Thank you. -Jacqueline Olivia [clear] For God wanted them to know that the riches and glory of Christ are…
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The Genealogy Of Jesus

[dropcap]Q[/dropcap] Dear Fr. Adrian, since God's plan was for Jesus to be conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit, what is the significance behind His lineage outlined so clearly in the Holy Bible?  Janet Solomon [clear] This is a record of the ancestors of Jesus the Messiah, a descendant of David and of Abraham-  Matthew…
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Why does the Nativity Scene include wise men who followed a star?

[dropcap]Q[/dropcap] Dear Father Adrian - as Catholics and Christians we are discouraged from paying attention to astrology, zodiac signs, and a study of planetary positions and stars to determine our future. Then why does the Nativity Scene include three wise men who followed a star?  Lorraine Millet [clear] And the star they had seen in…
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Is 25th December really the birth date of Jesus?

[dropcap]Q[/dropcap] Dear Father, I have heard from a friend that it is not a fact that Jesus Christ was born on 25 December; also that originally 25 December was a day of a widespread pagan festival. If this is true, then why do Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on 25 December?  -Ms. Veena…
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