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Did you know? - Bestowing of hands during priestly ordinations

During the rite of ordination to the priesthood there is remarkable moment where the bishop places his hands upon the head of the priest to be ordained or ‘ordinandi’. 25 more words


Where did Jesus Christ get his authority?

This question has been asked a few times in classes that I have taught over the years and I thought it would be good to share Joseph Fielding Smith’s thoughts on this question. 495 more words

Jesus Christ

For the Sake of the Kingdom of Heaven

Brothers and Sisters,

I have added some categories to my blog with the major headings of “What are the Charisms?”  Under those the individual charisms are listed and can be accessed by clicking on the down arrow.  950 more words


Consolation in the Spider Web

The gospel passage from Ash Wednesday makes an annual return appearance, at a weekday Mass, once every hot summer.

Live to please your heavenly Father. Pray to please your heavenly Father. 475 more words


You are a Royal Priesthood #1416

But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; 184 more words

The Gift of Father Gordon J MacRae and Pornchai Maximilian Moontri

These spiral notebooks of blank, lined pages were envisioned and created and sent to me by Father Gordon and Max and dearest Charlene Duline (my all time favorite State Department diplomat who also totally spoils Laudie-dog  253 more words

Missionaries Of Mercy

Forms of False Christianity: Part 10 – Spiritless Christianity

Only “the church” (that is, the elite/apostolic leaders of it, past or present) or theology/”divinity” “professionals” can hear from the Holy Spirit, and you should accept their teachings automatically as truth. 1,743 more words