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Homily - Friday 16th Week in Ordinary Time
Jul 30, 2020
| discipleship, freedom, God's Word, homily, parable, reality, reflection, sower, spiritual life, union with God
James Tissot / Public domainOf the different kinds of soil presented in the parable of the sower I would like to focus on the rocky ground. This is the person who welcomes the Word of God and it begins to sprout in his heart, but because of lack of perseverance in the face of challenges it cannot grow deep roots and dies. This is a fairly common scenario. We have an encounter with
Some Aspects of Independence Day - July 4th, Civil Religious Liberty, & Authentic Christian Freedom – Part 2
Sep 26, 2016
| American society, authentic Christian freedom, freedom, God's Kingdom, human dignity, human happiness, Independence Day, Jesus, justice, liberty, mutual respect, reflections, religious liberty, talk, truth
Under grace, we Catholic-Christians strive for a deeper development of our human personality in the lights of both reason and revelation (rational thinking and God's Word). We Catholics believe that our human DESTINY has been revealed as GOD ALONE. 'We have no purely natural destiny!' That is our Catholic theological conclusion from the collective data of sacred scripture.
Some Aspects of Independence Day - July 4th, Civil Religious Liberty, & Authentic Christian Freedom – Part I
Sep 05, 2016
| authentic Christian freedom, freedom, independence, natural law, religious liberty, separation of church and state, Ten Commandments
From a conference given to the Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Little Rock and Missionaries of Charity. Thanks to the Internet's historical data, offered free as a public service, we can affirm that precisely 240 years ago, the Declaration of Independence from England, was signed by the Continental Congress of the original 13 colonies of the USA. That was on July 4, 1776, in