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The Rev. Terrance W. Klein is a priest serving in the Diocese of Dodge City and author of Vanity Faith.

Death-row inmate Ledell Lee. A ruling from the state Supreme Court allowing officials to use a lethal injection drug that a supplier says was misleadingly obtained cleared the way for Arkansas to execute Ledell Lee on Thursday, April 20, 2017, although he still had pending requests for reprieve. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP)
Faith The Good Word
April 26, 2017
To take Holy Communion in the face of death is to say that it is fellowship, and not food, that matters most.
Hendrick ter Brugghen, c. 1622
Faith The Good Word
April 20, 2017
If we have faith, like Thomas and Thérèse did, we learn from Jesus that to love someone is to promise never to leave them.
"Descent to Hell," by Duccio di Buoninsegna (1308-11)
Faith The Good Word
April 13, 2017
When Christ entered hell law of sin and death was set aside so that mercy could triumph.
Exodus by Marc Chagall
Faith The Good Word
April 12, 2017
Jim Casy’s dying words echo those of our Lord: “Father, forgive them, Father, they know not what they do.”
"Roman Charity," by Jean-Baptiste Greuze (c. 1767)
Faith The Good Word
April 12, 2017
On this night, when Jesus has nothing left to give, he gives all. He gives his very self.
Faith The Good Word
April 05, 2017
We should see this passage as early Jewish Christians recognizing their own, internal dividedness.
Faith The Good Word
March 29, 2017
There would be no atheists if God appeared in the sky. But there’d be no believers either.
Alexander Ivanov's Christ's Appearance to Mary Magdalene after the Resurrection
Faith The Good Word
March 22, 2017
There are truths that can only be shared by way of testimony, and these are the ones that matter most to us.
Faith The Good Word
March 16, 2017
The Christian looks at one who is spiritually thirsting and, having known salvation in Christ, wants to share that satisfaction.
Faith The Good Word
March 09, 2017
On earth we think of aging as an ineluctable curse. In heaven, it will be revealed as a real ripening.