5 Reasons Parents Need to Be Pro-Life
Jul03

5 Reasons Parents Need to Be Pro-Life

5 Reasons Parents Need to be Prolife   “The family is a kind of school of deeper humanity.” Gaudium et Spes (CH II #52) Many times we’d prefer ┬áto continue our relatively comfortable life which, in truth, has enough worries of its own, but as we gradually feel more and more uneasy about the plight of our youngest brothers and sisters or our elderly, we feel an obligation to do more. Some of us become active in...

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Evangelium Vitae #8
Feb03

Evangelium Vitae #8

Evangelium Vitae #8 Cain was ‘very angry’ and his countenance ‘fell’ because ‘the Lord had regard for Abel and his offering’ (Gen 4:4-5). The biblical text does not reveal the reason why God prefers Abel’s sacrifice to Cain’s. It clearly shows however that God, although preferring Abel’s gift, does not interrupt his dialogue with Cain. He admonishes him, reminding him of his...

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Evangelium Vitae – Love Your Neighbor
May10

Evangelium Vitae – Love Your Neighbor

                  Evangelium Vitae Articles 75 – 77: Love Your Neighbor This post is taken from the book, “The Encyclicals in Everyday Language” by Joseph G. Donders.   75. The negative moral commandments indicate the minimum we must respect, beneath which we cannot lower ourselves. They are the beginning and the first stage of a further journey toward freedom.  ...

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