Posts Tagged ‘Visible Sign’

The Most Holy Trinity and the Nature of Humanity

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

The Most Holy Trinity is the central and most profound mystery of the Christian faith and life. While we human beings can grasp certain aspects of this ultimate truth about God, precisely as a mystery, a full understanding is beyond our limited human comprehension. Yet, this deep mystery of God’s inner life and essence is […] [Read more]

The Pastoral Implications of Amoris Laetitia

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

In previous reflections we have touched on a brief overview of the content of Amoris Laetitia, how it reflects the consensus of the bishops of both the 2014 and 2015 Synods and the continuity of its message with the teaching of the Church. Now, I would like to look at the contribution of Amoris Laetitia […] [Read more]

The 50th Anniversary of Gaudium et Spes

Monday, December 7th, 2015

For many of us, what makes this part of year so special is the time that we spend with family. We share many family traditions as simple as gathering to bake Christmas cookies or decorate the Christmas tree, to traveling many miles to the family homestead for a multigenerational celebration. Family gatherings are a most […] [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]

The Implications of the Supreme Court’s Ruling on “Same-Sex” Marriage

Friday, June 26th, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a ruling that in effect redefines the civil definition of marriage nationwide. It has decided that every state must recognize “same-sex marriage” as a constitutional right. The law of the land affirms that “marriage” in civil law may now include two persons of the same sex. While this is […] [Read more]