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“Paul is no different. Like most biblical writers, he speaks as an ordinary human being in stating a general truth about the sinfulness of the human race without intending to single out absolutely every human being throughout all space and time without any exception whatsoever. He assumes we’ll understand that. And the proof of this is found in Paul’s own writing.”
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“DAILY REFLECTION:”

“The culture of life means respect for nature and protection of God’s work of creation. In a special way, it means respect for human life from the first moment of conception until its natural end.”

— Blessed John Paul II, during the 1993 World Youth Day

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Culture begins at home.
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Culture begins at home.

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Sharing some news from the Vatican!

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DAILY REFLECTION:

Love informs, corrects and purifies knowledge, but knowledge without love inflates. Jesus tells us that if we know him, we have known the Father… (Jn 14: 7-11).

Once Gnosticism exalted knowledge over love, ideas over intimate union with God, the ruinous harvest was close behind—inflated, narrow arrogance, naively prone to believe the most bizarre fantasies about the divinity or the “divine plemora,” with little room left for Christian charity and sincere love for others…


Are people free from gnostic tendencies today?

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As Christians we have the duty to “speak the truth in love” (Eph 4:15). To do this we must know how to recognize the errors of the worldviews around us…And since falsehoods tend to repeat themselves throughout the ages, we can learn a great deal from history and how the greatest minds of the Church responded to the harmful worldviews of their day.
Gnosticism & Learning from History
by Fr. Patrick T. Murphy, LC

As Christians we have the duty to “speak the truth in love” (Eph 4:15). To do this we must know how to recognize the errors of the worldviews around us…

And since falsehoods tend to repeat themselves throughout the ages, we can learn a great deal from history and how the greatest minds of the Church responded to the harmful worldviews of their day.

Gnosticism & Learning from History

by Fr. Patrick T. Murphy, LC


The sound of children singing together calls to mind heavenly things.

Jesus Christ: The Life of the Youth!

“Parenthood requires that we strive to make the most of each opportunity to form our children’s consciences properly.”