Believing in the Church

Archive: Oct 2016

Daily Meditation

Believing in the Church

October 18

Photo by J. Kemp

The Church is an object of faith. In the Apostles’ Creed we pray: “I believe in God, the Father … in Jesus…read more

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The Church, Spotless and Tainted

October 17

Photo by Y. Sobol

The Church is holy and sinful, spotless and tainted. The Church is the bride of Christ, who washed her in cleansing water…read more

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Called out of Slavery

October 16

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The Church is the people of God. The Latin word for “church,” ecclesia, comes from the Greek ek, which means “out,” and…read more

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The Pillars of the Church

October 15

Photo by Jim van Dijk

The two main sacraments, baptism and the Eucharist, are the spiritual pillars of the Church. ¬†They are not simply instruments by which…read more

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Really Present

October 14

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Where is Jesus today? Jesus is where those who believe in him and express that belief in baptism and the Eucharist become…read more

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Becoming the Mystical Body of Christ

October 13

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As we gather around the Eucharistic table and make the death and resurrection of Jesus our own by sharing in the “bread…read more

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Deepening the Passage of Baptism

October 12

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In and through the celebration of the Eucharist, Jesus’ death and resurrection become a reality for us here and now. As we…read more

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Knowing One Another in Christ

October 11

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Often we think that we first have to know and understand one another before we gather around the Eucharistic table. Although it…read more

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