Atonement

Fr. Bernard J. Ezaki’s Class Notes on Atonement Introduction: Definition and Biblical References             Our first parents had originally been at one with God.  As a result of their sin, however, this union was lost, both for themselves and for the whole human race.  The central problem, then, became how

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The Holy Eucharist

Three Different Views Concerning the Eucharist Most Christians would readily agree that the Eucharist is “the central act of Christian worship.”   [The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, 2nd Edition, p. 475.]   Unfortunately, those who profess to follow the teachings of Jesus differ greatly when it comes to

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Latin Sayings

Adiutorium nostrum in nomine Domini, qui fecit caelum et terram. (Psalm 124:8)  Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth. Ad maiorem Dei gloriam. (St. Ignatius of Loyola)  For the greater glory of God. Agere sequitur esse. (Philosophical maxim)  Activity follows being. Agnus Dei,

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