Archive | 2009

The Acceptable Time

St. Paul always lived with an intense awareness of the grace of the moment. “Behold, now is the acceptable time; behold, now is the day of salvation!” (2 Cor 6: 2). And, like Jesus before him, he was eager to observe the seasons of grace, even if it required a little extra effort (see Acts

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Love: A Many-Splendored Mystery

The season of “love” is upon us, filling up the airwaves and TV spots with reminders to buy candy, roses, even luxury cars. To marketers, it seems, love is a commodity. To true lovers, however, it is a mystery. St. Paul’s doctrine of human love is certainly mysterious — enigmatic, actually — to those for

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