The Church was once very clear on this, in preparing her young people, and her adult converts, for Confirmation: we were becoming militi Christi, soldiers of Christ, entering the fray for the battle for souls.
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America is now faced with a very serious crisis. It can be argued it is as serious when General George Washington was hours away from defeat in Delaware with a country giving birth. Washington’s army of farmers and patriots in …
Daily Mass should be the bedrock of our spiritual life, to the extent we are able to assist at the Holy Sacrifice. The Church does not require daily assistance at Mass of us: we are obligated on Sundays and holy days of obligation, unless we are dispensed. Yet the Church’s saints and doctors have always recommended daily assistance, and they advise us to attend with a missal in hand. Why?