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Contributed on Jul 15, 2018
The Council was critical to the defense of the faith and the worldwide evangelical effort that was already beginning. It was truly a work of the Holy Spirit.
Thursday of the Fifteenth Week in Course 2018 Reformation/Revolution The words of Jesus today are so poignant that most of us have probably memorized them sometime in our lives. A yoke is the implement an ox or other draft animal wears between head and body. Slaves might be made to wear such ...read more
Contributed on Jul 12, 2018
To restore all things in Christ, we need the mammon, made righteous by your giving generously, to do it.
8th Sunday After Pentecost 2018 Extraordinary Form Today we come face to face with what we might title Divine Economics 101. It owes nothing to Adam Smith, or Friedrich Hayek or even G.K. Chesterton. It requires a special care in reading because the Gospel might convince us that Jesus is ...read more
Contributed on Jul 7, 2018
Inacio and his companions continue their witness, but now to hundreds of scuba divers.
Thursday of the 14th Week in Course 2018 Reformation/Revolution “No gold, nor silver, nor copper in your belts, no bag for your journey, nor two tunics, nor sandals, nor a staff.” It sounds like a scene from the luggage carrel at an airport I flew into a couple of decades ago. But it’s the ...read more
Contributed on Jul 3, 2018
But the fruits of vice are vicious. Sin appeals to our basest passions.
Seventh Sunday After Pentecost 2018 Extraordinary Form Let’s take an imaginary journey in space and time. Let’s go back to the first day after the execution of Jesus of Nazareth. This was the first Holy Saturday, but it felt anything but holy to the disciples of the murdered Messiah. They ...read more
Contributed on Jun 30, 2018
how can we reach out to the thousands of souls starving for faith, hungry for Christ?
Fourteenth Sunday in Course 2018 Power Made Perfect “Where did He get all this?” We’ve all heard rags-to-riches stories of men and women who have started out with nothing and succeeded beyond all expectations. Abraham Lincoln born in a log cabin in LaRue County, KY, elected twice president, ...read more
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Contributed on Jun 8, 2013
"Now a man can scarcely arrive at the needed sense of responsibility, unless his living conditions allow him to become conscious of his dignity, and to rise to his destiny by spending himself for God and for others. But human freedom is often crippled when a man encounters extreme poverty just as ...read more
Contributed on Apr 26, 2013
ERROR VS. PERSON IN ERROR This love and good will, to be sure, must in no way render us indifferent to truth and goodness. Indeed love itself impels the disciples of Christ to speak the saving truth to all men. But it is necessary to distinguish between error, which always merits repudiation, ...read more
Contributed on Mar 16, 2013
Only in freedom can man direct himself toward goodness. Our contemporaries make much of this freedom and pursue it eagerly; and rightly to be sure. Often however they foster it perversely as a license for doing whatever pleases them, even if it is evil. For its part, authentic freedom is an ...read more
Contributed on Jan 26, 2013
The Church, therefore, earnestly desires that Christ's faithful, when present at this mystery of faith, should not be there as strangers or silent spectators; on the contrary, through a good understanding of the rites and prayers they should take part in the sacred action conscious of what they are ...read more