Posts Tagged ‘love’

Humanity and Salvation in Jesus Christ

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

God is Love and everything has its origin in this love.  Out of his love, God created us humans in relationship with himself to enjoy life and eternal happiness with him.  Made in his image, this love which gives us life also points to the dignity and meaning of all human life.  Yet, led astray […] [Read more]

The Gratuitousness of God the Father

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

“I believe in one God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible.” When we pray the Creed, we recognize that there is a reality far greater than ourselves, professing that from before all else, God simply is, that is, “the fullness of Being and of every perfection, without […] [Read more]

The Gift and Power of Love

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

“What do you want for Christmas?” It is estimated that this year several billion dollars will be spent in this country on Christmas gifts – from toys for kids to clothing to the latest electronic devices, jewelry and more to put under the tree. Clearly, the exchange of tangible gifts is a significant part of […] [Read more]

The Gift of Love

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Standing before the altar, the man and woman gazed into each other’s eyes as each of them made this solemn promise and vow: “I will love you and honor you all the days of my life.” Shortly before, their respective parents had said to them with tears in their eyes, “I love you,” just as […] [Read more]

Marriage and Family: A Mission of Love

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

At the heart of every marriage is human love – a love so strong that it brings together a man and a woman who commit themselves to each other in a lifelong journey and to a mission as well. In Church circles, when we hear the word “mission,” we might think first of missionaries – […] [Read more]

Truth is Never Discrimination

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Of the Catholic Church’s many teachings, perhaps some of the most challenging for people in today’s culture involve human sexuality, including homosexuality.  As state after state considers changing its laws on the definition of marriage, all of us have had to think about the nature of love, the meaning of marriage and the teaching of […] [Read more]

Marriage – The Context of Sexual Activity

Monday, August 12th, 2013

As we examine what the Catholic Church really teaches about sex and why her teaching is important, we recall that this teaching comes out of twenty centuries of human experience and faith conviction rooted in both our human nature and God’s Word. The Church has the responsibility of passing on all that she has received […] [Read more]

The Church Proclaims the Beauty of Human Sexuality

Monday, August 5th, 2013

What does the Catholic Church really teach about sex? Why is her teaching important? We often hear it said that the Church places an undue emphasis on sex.   Given the diversity of ideas that people have, it is clear that we need to talk about it more – to explain it better. Catholic teaching on […] [Read more]