Daily Archives: 25 May 2018

Scripture for the Sick or Dying: Matthew 8:1-4

Care for people who are sick was integral to the public ministry of the Lord. People think of Jesus as a teacher, and certainly texts like the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5 through 7) establish this well in our … Continue reading

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GeE 54: God’s Friendship

Many people refer to God, often specifically Jesus, as friend. God can work through that “inequality,” as the Catechism describes it. The good news is that our friendship with God is not something we can manipulate, nor will God manipulate … Continue reading

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Aparecida 437j: Pastoral Proposals For Unmarried Couples

The Aparecida bishops give their people fourteen proposals for ministries to the family. The tenth addresses unmarried couples living together. The bishops suggest that a casual, brusque, confrontational approach is not optimal. In fact, the opposite: j) Accompany with care, … Continue reading

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