So a couple of weeks ago, I wrote a little piece for Crisis which attempted to explain the Church’s teaching on Concupiscence.
In response, a reader writes the following:
Your refresher on concupiscence this morning has inspired me to pass this along to you (as I have my spiritual director and parish priest). I have been reading St. Augustine’s Confessions over the past weekend and it has stirred some rather unsettling revelations in my own life. I have a troubling question that has kept my mind restless for the past two days, and I was wondering if I could steal a little of your (understandably precious) time and energy to help me perhaps distil the problem. I will strive to be as...READ MORE