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Daily Archives: 24 June 2013
The sacraments are not just a matter of getting something from God, though many Christians emphasize that. Perhaps understandably–some of us think we have nothing substantive to offer back to God. Baptism and Eucharist involve a mutual exchange, a spiritual … Continue reading
Today in Pacem in Terris, we read we can cooperate fruitfully with separated Christians or even non-believers: 157. The principles We have set out in this document take their rise from the very nature of things. They derive, for the … Continue reading
Lists. Catholics bring them to confession. We’ve done so for centuries. Saint Paul offers us two of them in this passage from the Rite of Penance. One of fifteen bad things. One of nine good things. Let’s read all about … Continue reading