Monthly Archives: August 2019

One of the Highest Virtues of Christian Life: Humility

I truly believe that one of the most useful and convenient Christian virtues is humility, and it may be one of the hardest to practice, but it is the virtue that pleases God's heart. In today’s reading, we hear, "My child, conduct your affairs with humility and you will be loved more than a giver…
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Ad resurgendum cum Christo

On October 25, 2016, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a document entitled Ad resurgendum cum Christo (To Rise with Christ) "regarding the burial of the deceased and the conservation of the ashes in the case of cremation." The document has become necessary as cremation is increasingly used around the world, along…
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GUIDELINES FOR BAPTISM IN THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

As you are seeking the baptism of your child in the Roman Catholic Church, the following guidelines are presented to help you embark upon this journey of faith with Christ and his Church. A. The Sanctifying Role of the Church (Code of Canon Law, c. 842, 849; Catechism of the Catholic Church 1213, 1263, 1265,…
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“Where Your Treasure Is, There Will Your Heart Be Also.”

The Letter to Hebrews gives us a treasure which defines faith: Faith is the realization of what is hoped for and evidence of things not seen. We have found hope and joy in that which we cannot see because we are people of faith. We sing, "We walk by faith and not by sight." But…
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