493. Although it says only "you shall not commit adultery" why does the sixth commandment forbid all sins against chastity? Although the biblical text of the Decalogue reads "you shall not commit adultery" (Exodus 20:14), the Tradition of the Church comprehensively follows the moral teachings of the Old and New Testaments and considers the sixth commandment … Continue reading Catechism of The Catholic Church Teaching on Chastity
Month: October 2017
2 Readings on the Importance of The Church Structure: Bishops, Priests, Deacons
The readings below are taken from today's http://www.divineoffice.org Office of Readings. First is the Apostle St. Paul's letter to Timothy which appears in our Bibles - New Testament Scripture. Timothy came under the tutelage of St. Paul as his beloved "son". Timothy was ordained bishop. The second reading does not appear in Scripture but comes … Continue reading 2 Readings on the Importance of The Church Structure: Bishops, Priests, Deacons
Who Are Our Real Foes?
Our foes are really our own distorted thoughts and selfish habits, which wreak more damage than we often imagine. "We have sinned, been wicked and done evil; we have rebelled and departed from your commandments and your laws. But yours, O Lord, our God, are compassion and forgiveness!" - Daniel 9:5,9. Gracious and merciful is … Continue reading Who Are Our Real Foes?
Oremus Communications October 2017 Newsletter
OREMUS COMMUNICATIONS OCTOBER 2017 NEWSLETTER Dear Friends, Oremus Communications continues to pray for a number of important petitions including the victims of numerous natural disasters. For example, Hurricane Harvey and its destruction in the Caribbean and in TexasLouisiana area. Then Hurricane Irma hit many of the same areas as did Hurricane Harvey, especially, Puerto Rico … Continue reading Oremus Communications October 2017 Newsletter