The church ministered to the poor. If we lose that character, we are no longer the true church.
Fifth Day of the Christmas Octave 2016
Joy of the Gospel
St. John the Evangelist is the apostle and evangelist of love, but he can write in very black-and-white manners. In his first epistle his language is stark: if you obey the law to love your brother you are walking as Jesus did. If you say