Daily Archives: 16 August 2007

The Blessed Virgin Mary and the Doctrine of Justification

(This is Neil.) For today, the Feast of the Assumption, I would like to meditate on St Mary, but in a slightly – hopefully, only slightly – different way than usual. I want to meditate on the Holy Mother using … Continue reading

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Rite of Marriage: Introduction 3

God is the cource of human “affection,” and the result of a fruitful Christian marriage is a mix of both “human and divine love.” Attentiveness and faithfulness to the sacramental nature of marriage provides the inspiration and support for a … Continue reading

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“We are not our own”: Life and the Sense of the Sacred

(This is Neil.) In the current In Communion, the Orthodox priest John Garvey, also a columnist for Commonweal, writes about a friend and an acquaintance of his. He met both during his days serving as a draft-counselor during the Vietnam … Continue reading

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