Recently, Bishop Frank Dewane informed a Fort Myers woman that by submitting herself to a simulated Rite of Ordination to the Catholic priesthood she would incur the penalty of excommunication. READ MORE »
The more I follow the online discussions ... the more I follow the debates and disagreements in the Church about administrative unity, or the concerns expressed about the moral or personal or administrative or leadership failings of the bishops or the clergy, the more I become convinced that whatever might be the truth of these concerns, ALL of this is simply a distraction. No, it’s more than that. It’s a justification, an excuse, for not helping each other and those outside the Church fall in love with Jesus Christ. How easy it is to talk about everything, but about Jesus hardly at all.
Nice to hear this action was taken for her and the Church.
This is also something I teach my 7th grade Catechism class, ""Form" and "Matter" of a Sacrament.
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