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Pope Francis on Openness to Life THE SACRED PAGE - July 15, 2017 Lost in the many of the discussions of the post-synodal exhortation Amoris Laetitia has been Pope Francis' clear re-affirmation of the Church's traditional teaching on the openness to life of the sexual act within marriage. This occurs in paragraph 80 of the document: Nonetheless, the conjugal union is ordered to procreation "by its very nature". The child who is born "does not come from

Real Food, Real Drink SENSE OF THE SACRED - June 23, 2017 ... working of the Holy Spirit. In the Eucharist, "the mystery (of communion) is so perfect that it bring us to the heights of every good thing: here is the ultimate goal of every human desire, because here we attain God and God joins himself to us in the most perfect union." (Nicolas Cabisilas in Ecclesia de Eucharistia, 34.) Because Jesus is truly present in the Blessed Sacrament, we are assured of eternal life: "He who feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life and I will raise him ...

Why Does It Matter? COUNTERCULTURAL FATHER - June 19, 2017