You can make a one time donation (not tax deductible) or sign up for a membership to support on an ongoing basis. Money to be…
I wrote this post about 5 years ago, marked it private to review and edit. And, obviously, I never published it. It represents an appeal to reason and conscience rather than to scripture or some other ancient teaching.
I pray for God to break the dominion of the world, the flesh, and the devil; to establish justice and thwart the plans of the wicked; to strengthen and direct his Church; and to extend the kingdom of his grace.
God’s will is to reconcile all things to himself in Jesus Christ and to establish his kingdom on the earth. His will is revealed in the whole of Scripture and especially in Jesus Christ, whom I am called to serve and imitate with my whole life.
The third petition is “Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.”
As a citizen of God’s kingdom, I am called to live in obedience to God’s Word and will, in loving witness and service to others, and in joyful hope of Christ’s return.
God’s kingdom is announced to the people of Israel, arrives in Jesus Christ, and advances through the Church’s mission. It will appear in its fullness once Christ returns in glory.
I pray that the whole creation may be renewed and restored under its rightful Lord, now in part and fully in the age to come.
In this article we will explain the Marian charism as illustrated in both Scripture and Church history, show the evidence for traditional Holy Order in Scripture and tradition, and then consider the most common objections to the tradition. Finally we will make recommendations for the Church going forward.
The kingdom of God is the just and peaceful reign of Jesus Christ over all the world, especially in the lives of his faithful people, through the powerful work of the Holy Spirit.