July 16, 2021

The Catholic Church has seven sacraments that members of the Church receive at different stages of their lives. One of those sacraments is Holy Matrimony (marriage). What Are Sacraments? According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, ‘The sacraments are efficacious signs of grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church, by which divine life is dispensed to us’ (#1131). A sacrament`s essential purpose is “to give grace.” What kind of grace do the sacraments give? First and most… Read more

February 23, 2021

THE NOTION OF LOVE “For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation. I hold this to be the highest task for a bond between two people: that each protects the solitude of the other. This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love: the more they give, the more they… Read more

January 2, 2021

The Sacrament of Reconciliation According to the Church The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches, “The new life received in Christian initiation has not abolished the frailty and weakness of human nature, nor the inclination to sin that tradition calls concupiscence, which remains in the baptized such that with the help of the grace of Christ they may prove themselves in the struggle of Christian life. This is the struggle of conversion directed toward holiness and eternal life to which… Read more

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