Malankara World Journal - Christian Spirituality from a Jacobite and Orthodox Perspective
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Theme: Kohne Sunday, Priesthood
Volume 7 No. 459 January 26, 2018

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The Miracle of the Mass
The Miracle of the Mass
by Simone Martini, ca. 1315 -San Martino Chapel, Assisi

1. Foreword

The priest continues the work of redemption on earth.... If we really understood the priest on earth, we would die not of fright but of love.... The Priesthood is the love of the heart of Jesus. ...

I. This Sunday in Church: Kohne Sunday (Departed Clergy)

2. Bible Readings for This Sunday (January 28)

3. Sermons for This Sunday (January 28)

4. Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Priesthood

Volume 7 No 397 Feb 10, 2017
Theme: Priesthood

Volume 6 No 327 January 22 2016
Kohne Sunday

Volume 4 No 196: February 13, 2014
Featured: Priesthood

Volume 3 No 122: Jan 24 2013
Theme: Holy Priesthood

II. Featured Articles: Priesthood

5. Priesthood - When Honor Eclipses Truth

St. Augustine's sermon amounts to a stern warning for priests who too easily live off the sheep instead of shepherding them rightly... Despite their human weakness, priests must summon the courage to speak and teach more clearly and consistently. True shepherds can do no less....

6. Calling The Fathers - Natural and Spiritual

The fatherhood of the Apostles and their successors, the Church's priests and bishops, is a spiritual paternity given to raise us as God's children. ...

7. Of Popes, Bishops, Priests - and the Bridge Too Far

The greatest service of a priest is the reverent celebration and administration of the Sacraments, with the distribution and reception of Holy Communion as the perfect culmination of the priestly ministry. ...

8. What St. Paul's Example Can Teach Us About Authority

St. Paul demonstrates a sort of refreshing honesty with Peter: acknowledging his authority while respecting him enough to speak to him directly and clearly, to his face and not behind his back. ...

9. Christ Waits for His Priests (Poem)

I wait for my priests.
I long to see them enter my sanctuary
and approach the tabernacle of my abiding presence. ...

III. General Weekly Features

10. Family Special: 3 Phrases That Will Change Your Marriage

Prayer unites a couple on the spiritual level, which lays the groundwork for unity on the emotional, mental and physical ones. ...

11. Family Special: 5 Steps to Reset after a Marriage Meltdown

We've had a marital meltdown that left us woozy and wondering what our next step would be. Here are few ideas for resetting your marriage after you've had a marital meltdown ...

12. Christianity Gets a Faith Lift - From Harvard

The latest study from Harvard University shows that U.S. Christianity is not only alive, but growing. ...

13. Why Good Rest Matters in the Christian Life

Last year, the Centers for Disease Control declared a new public health crisis: sleep deprivation. Millions are failing night after night to get the recommended seven to nine hours of rest, putting them at increased risk for health problems from anxiety and depression to diabetes and heart disease. ...

14. Bible on Sleeping Peacefully

I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety. -- He giveth his beloved sleep. ...

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