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§ Being Conformed Into Christ's Image BARTIMAEUS' QUIET PLACE - November 28, 2014 ... current behavior and that because of that behavior they indicate to him that, although sons, they are not yet fully formed into Christ. So much so that he is still in travailing prayer for them – for they are essentially still in the womb as far as understanding the graces, freedom and responsibility we have in Christ Jesus. About the Transformation Process This problem of a delay in maturing in Christ is still with us today. I know because was just like the Galatians. I was a baptized, ...http://quietplace4prayer.wordpress.com/2014/11/28/%C2%A7-being-conformed-into-christs-image/
The Communion of Saints, the Church As Communion & The Gospel of Communion MONKS AND MERMAIDS (A BENEDICTINE BLOG) - November 3, 2014 ... from that, because there is room among the saints even for the insignificant and the unimportant, and for those who, though they might have failed often, nevertheless have persevered in humility and surrender daily to God's will. This is the ultimate proclamation of Christian hope. "In my Father's house there are many mansions." As St John wrote, "Think of the love that the Father has lavished on us, by letting us be called God's children, and that is what we ...http://fatherdavidbirdosb.blogspot.com/2014/11/the-communion-of-saints-church-as.html
The Church As Communion: The Influence of This Theology on the Synod on the Family. (4) MONKS AND MERMAIDS (A BENEDICTINE BLOG) - October 8, 2014 ... Unfortunately, this sense took an individualist turn during the second millennium, under the influence of a more dialectical theology that had lost the profound sense of symbolism of the Church Fathers. Henri de Lubac traced the history of the semantic shift that marked the evolution of Eucharistic theology and its relation to the Church. At its origin, corpus mysticum referred to the Eucharistic body of Christ in closest relation with the ecclesial body associated with him. In the Middle ...http://fatherdavidbirdosb.blogspot.com/2014/10/the-church-as-communion-influence-of.html