“The Lord’s Prayer is the quintessential prayer of the Church. ... Integrated into the Eucharist it reveals the eschatological character of its petitions, hoping for the Lord, ‘until he comes.’” (CCC 2776)
Results from Tag: 'sacraments'
We must do everything possible to keep Mass and the sacraments available to God’s people.
Father Matthew Hood looks back on the sequence of events as surreal, but also divinely orchestrated.
COMMENTARY: His baptism being invalid, so too were his confirmation and his ordination and many sacraments he administered. This situation strikes to the very core of what the sacraments are, and what the Church is.
The faithful have a right to the Church’s worship as the Church has established it.
COMMENTARY: When everything was shut down, some of our spiritual fathers seemed a little too eager to accept, and at times even exceed, the demands made by civil authorities.
The faithful need to be reminded, through words and deeds, that there is nothing more essential than the sacraments.
Local priests and deacons tell the Register about the challenges they’ve faced ministering to their flocks during this painful period.