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Pope Crush

I have a Pope-crush on Pope Francis. His actions witness to a consuming love and zeal for the lost and forsaken.  The whole world has heard about his humble, unexpected acts.  He asks for the blessing before he gives it; picks up his own luggage; shies away from positions of honor.  Francis not only washes […]

The Great Commission

And Jesus came and spoke to his disciples, saying, ‘All authority in heaven and upon the Earth has been given to me.  Going to a coffee shop, therefore, lecture all kinds of people about all matters of theological and apologetic importance, baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, […]

Pope Francis is an Evangelical! Part II

Hi EC blog followers!  Back with two more Magisterial-Goodnewsical Moments.  If you missed the first two and the introduction, see Part I:http://theecatholic.wordpress.com/2013/11/08/pope-francis-is-an-evangelical-part-i/ Magisterial-Goodnewsical Moment #3:  In Evangelization, Personal Witness Precedes Doctrine What Benedict taught eloquently in encyclicals and exhortations, Francis lives dramatically, making the content of our faith come alive. For me, faith is born […]