Daily Archives: 4 March 2022

Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us 94: Prayer

The US Bishops explore adult formation on prayer in their 1999 document Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us. They reminds us to look deeper in the Catechism if we wish, sections 2558 through 2865. Here are their five bullet points … Continue reading

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The Only Template?

Father Acker is asking all sort of wrong questions, mainly this one: Is OCIA the only template that one can use to join the Catholic Church? On one hand, the Church has rites and liturgy. The Order of Christian Initiation … Continue reading

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Spe Salvi 7: Hypostasis in the Letter to the Hebrews

7. We must return once more to the New Testament. In the eleventh chapter of the Letter to the Hebrews (v. 1) we find a kind of definition of faith which closely links this virtue with hope. Ever since the Reformation … Continue reading

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