Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Speaking from experience



Having laypeople preach at Mass would give voice to a much-needed perspective on how to live the faith.     

Here I am once again, listening to a boring homily. "God is merciful. And, you know, you can seek God's mercy whenever you need it. Because God always forgives you if you are really sorry. As I said, God is full of mercy." I want to stand up and ask: "Have you had any experience with God's mercy? Do you know anyone who has? Do you at least know a story about it, or are you just going to read from the catechism?" Read more.

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