Results from Tag: 'sacraments'
Pope Francis’ visit comes just before the first Holy Week in two years in which Catholic churches will be open to the public for liturgies.
DIFFICULT MORAL QUESTIONS: “In case of necessity, any person can baptize provided that he have the intention of doing that which the Church does and provided that he pours water on the candidate’s head while saying: ‘I baptize you in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.’” (CCC 1284)
Sacramental focus should embue plans in the domestic church.
“The Church is our mother … with great care she helps her children grow, gives them milk, feeds them, teaches them the way of life, accompanies them always with her care, with her affection, with her love, even when they are grown up.” —Pope Francis
“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)