Articles Tagged ‘supernatural grace’

14th Sunday: Sufficient grace

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My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness. (2 Cor 12:9) I have always been intrigued by the meaning of these words by which Our Lord assures the Apostle Paul of the assistance of His grace and the power of this grace at work not only in him but if we will believe it, in us as well. The Second Letter of St. Paul to the Corinthians, from which our second reading is taken again this Sunday, ... (Continue reading)

Book review: Why Be Afraid?

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Why Be Afraid? A Retreat by Douglas McManaman Justin Press ISBN: 978-0-9917996-6-4 102 pages, softcover $12.95 CDN Deacon Douglas McManaman is a Permanent Deacon for the Archdiocese of Toronto, ministering especially to those who suffer from mental illness. A high school teacher for twenty-five years, he teaches Religion and Philosophy to senior high school students and is currently the chaplain for the Toronto Catholic Teachers Guild. Why Be Afraid? is based on a retreat he gave. I bought this book for one of my university-aged sons who is ... (Continue reading)

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