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“…the reality is that whoever wrote this letter, they (in the same fashion as Paul in 1 Corinthians) were expressing a ‘desire’, not an imperative they believed was sent from God or even official church teaching they were passing on.
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As we know hundreds of thousands of people throughout the world cannot receive the Eucharist or have a sacramental life. This is because most of us receive the sacraments from the secular priest, celibate and supported by a parish, and the secular priesthood is a thing of the past. 371 more words
An ordination to the Priesthood is a relatively rare event these days, especially in the secularized West. But an ordination on one’s deathbed is even more rare! 1,223 more words
Previously in Leviticus…
The holidays are over. We’re still counting the omer until Shavuot, and there are still a few leftover Pesach things to pack or unpack, but the daffodils and hyacinths and trees are blooming and it’s time to pause and take a deep breath (unless the pollen gets to you and you’re not on an antihistamine). 1,753 more words