Here's a letter from a reader:
I hear so much in NCRegister about things like Purgatory, the Rosary, Prayers for the Dead, Confession, Indulgences, etc. Valid and invalid marriages. All this discussion, some of it quite bitter, about whether any given ceremony or ordinance is "valid". Whether or not such and such "counts" ...
Wouldn't it be better to simply focus in on Christian belief, the idea that we are all imperfect, that that lack of perfection is already paid for in the blood of the Risen Christ, and that in Christianity we no longer have to worry, that our sins are forgiven, and that we should try to live as best as we can according to the Bible?
First, he is onto...READ MORE