Category Archives: Body of Christ

Christians in Iraq Are “Hostages of Fear”

Our  persecuted brothers and sisters in Iraq need our prayers. Mosul, Iraq, Nov 17, 2010 / 02:50 pm (CNA).- The situation for Christians in Iraq is becoming bleaker. The violence directed against them is no longer limited to the capital … Continue reading

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Barque of Peter: Cruise Ship?

Our Bishop, Bishop Pates has strong words ,in his pastoral letter on adolescent catechesis, on the importance of participating in the Sunday Eucharist: Archbishop Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York in a recent letter commented, “If you want … Continue reading

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Sacraments: The Ordinary Way to Encounter Jesus Christ

Yesterday we celebrated The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi).  Corpus Christi celebrates the institution of the Eucharist, by Christ, on Holy Thursday. If you are interested in the history go here: Many … Continue reading

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In the World Not Of the World.

I was recently asked, in a workshop that I was giving, “why doesn’t the Church come into the modern world?  This question followed a discussion of the Church’s teaching on homosexuality and the exclusion of women from the Priesthood. The … Continue reading

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Tis The Season….

For graduations and the celebration of Confirmation.There is an old ministry joke about the Methodist, Lutheran and Catholic clergy who had a common problem with bats in their Churches.  The Methodist and Lutheran minister tried everything, but they could not … Continue reading

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The Mystical Body of Christ

“The Church is in history, but at the same time she transcends it. It is only “with the eyes of faith” that one can see her in her visible reality and at the same time in her spiritual reality as … Continue reading

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