Daily Archives: 1 October 2019

OCM 61: Inviting Consent

The new edition of the rite speaks of “covenant.” This is a significant change worth further reflection by a couple. What does is mean to them? 61. The priest invites them to declare their consent: Since it is your intention … Continue reading

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Christus Vivit 158: Growth In Maturity

Let’s try a new theme, “Growth in maturity.” For different people, this might mean different things: 158. Many young people are concerned about their bodies, trying to build up physical strength or improve their appearance. Others work to develop their … Continue reading

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A Tempter In The Sky

Christians know well the story of Genesis 3. The serpent is the first villain in the Bible.¬† At the end of the story, punishments are delivered. Early Christians imagined the extended and winding constellation wrapping around the pole star to … Continue reading

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