Daily Archives: 16 May 2018

Scripture for the Sick or Dying: Acts 3:11-16

At Easter Thursday Mass, the first reading continues the post-Pentecost narrative of the first healing miracle of Peter and his subsequent preaching on the Risen Christ. The people responsible for assembling Scripture readings for the sick chose to focus on the … Continue reading

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GeE 44: Doctrine And Questions

The questions people bring to faith are not open doubts about tenets of faith, but queries about the situations of their lives. Pope Francis suggests that Christian disciples will place themselves in the shoes of those who wonder about things: … Continue reading

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Aparecida 434-435: Models For And Ministries To Families

434. We believe that “the family is the image of God, who in his innermost mystery is not aloneness but a family.”(Puebla 582) Our families have their origin, their perfect model, their most beautiful motivation and their ultimate destiny in … Continue reading

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