November 24, 2019 Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
Nov18

November 24, 2019 Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

HEAVEN “There is the problem with finding good writing about Heaven: it is impossible to describe it. St. Paul writes that “eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither hath it entered into the heart of man, what things God hath prepared for them that love him.” (I Cor. 2:9). We really cannot describe Hell or Purgatory, either, but we certainly find it easy enough to describe the pain and torments that will be inflicted upon the souls...

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Sunday School, Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, Cycle C
Nov18
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Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 10, 2019
Nov07

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 10, 2019

At the end of each liturgical year, it is traditional to focus in on the Four Last Things: Death, Judgment, Hell, and Heaven. Unfortunately, this is no longer considered “popular” and so has often been left by the wayside. Unwilling to bend to the ways of the world, however, we as Christians must keep up with such a venerable tradition, for it is part of what makes saints out of us. For if we go through life with the end (in all...

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Sunday School, Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time
Nov07
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Sunday School, Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C
Oct31
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Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time
Oct31

Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

Part III Continuation of questions about Confession. 20. Can a priest reveal what he has heard to others? No.  A priest can never reveal the sins a person has confessed. This is known as the “Seal of confession,” which admits of no exceptions (CCC 1467 <http://www.vatican.va/archive/ENG0015/__P4E.HTM>). If a priest were to violate the seal of confession he would be automatically excommunicated (CIC 1388...

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Sunday School, Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C
Oct24
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