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Christianity is not a private way of salvation and a guide to a pious life; it is a way of world salvation and a philosophy of total life. This makes it a sort of dynamite. So when you send missioners out to preach it, it is well to get ready for some explosions.
~Bishop James Edward Walsh, Founder of the Maryknoll Missionaries

Matter and Form of the Seven Sacraments

Matter and form are to the sacraments what money and a purchase agreement (contract) are to buying a house. These two elements (money/contract) are the minimum conditions for a legal act and allow the transfer […]

By |August 27th, 2020|Church|

Undoing the Knot of Clerical Scandals

The Catholic priesthood is undoubtedly experiencing a profound crisis at this moment. The vast majority of good priests are tainted by the scandals, but Our Lady, Mother of Priests, does not give up hope for […]

By |July 1st, 2019|Church|

The Church’s First Novena

Ascension Thursday begins what we may call the Church’s first novena. It is the nine-day period between Ascension Thursday and Pentecost Sunday in which the disciples were locked in the Upper Room, united in prayer […]

By |June 1st, 2019|Church|

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