Daily Archives: 23 December 2014

Synod on the Family 47: Pastoral Help for Victims

Read the full synod document here, but today, a longer paragraph exploring the beginning of a pastoral need: 47. A special discernment is indispensable for pastorally guiding persons who are separated, divorced or abandoned. Respect needs to be primarily given to … Continue reading

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DPPL 169: The Sacred Heart in the Middle Ages

After Saint Augustine beckoned us to enter Christ through the lance wound, medieval saints expounded on the theme of the Heart of Christ. Women seem well-represented; do you think that has significance? 169. Devotion to the Sacred Heart was particularly … Continue reading

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