26Aug The National Catholic Reporter: “After learning his baptism was invalid, priest finds blessing in ‘re-ordination'” – the story of the importance of words at baptism…

Mary Vallely writes:

This article in the NCR (August 25th 2020 ) is something  which must be of concern to all of us as baptised persons and  in particular to the ordained.

Is your first instinct like mine to shake …

26Aug 26 August, 2020. Wednesday of Week 21

The "heart" is the seat of the emotions, the intellect and the will. What matters to God is the heart, how we feel, how we think, how and what we desire. We are to bring our feeling, our thoughts, our desires into line with how God feels, how God thinks, what God desires for us. Our hearts are to reflect, in some way, God's heart, which means Jesus' heart. As Jesus says elsewhere in Matthew's gospel, "Learn from me for I am gentle and humble in heart." It is the Holy Spirit who comes to us from God and the risen Lord who can mould our hearts into images of the Lord's heart. We pray today that this work of the Spirit will be brought to completion in us.

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