02Oct Sin, Mortal & Otherwise

Donald Cozens writing in Commonweal suggests that 'Pope Francis, in harmony with the work of contemporary theologians like Bernard Häring, Charles Curran, Margaret Farley and others, is showing us how to move beyond the narrow legalisms of act-centered morality.'
This is in contrast to the position that has pertained since the time of the Council of Trent when there was 'an emphasis on the “act committed” rather than on the penitent’s encounter with the healing mercy of Jesus Christ and his or her overall moral orientation.'

02Oct 2nd October. The Holy Guardian Angels

1st Reading: Exodus 23:20-23

I am going to send an angel in front of you, to guard you on the way

The Lord spoke to Moses and the people during their journey across the desert desert: ‘I am going to …




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