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November: Reflection Eleven

Published on November 1, 2013 By Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference

CHRIST THE KING: A CELEBRATION “In a liturgical celebration every member of the assembly is involved. The baptismal priesthood is that of the whole body of Christ” (catechism 1188). The year of Faith ends with the celebration of the feast of Christ the King on the 24 November 2013. It is appropriate to end these more »

October: Reflection Ten

Published on October 1, 2013 By Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference

THE FOURTH COMMANDMENT: HONOUR YOUR FATHER AND YOUR MOTHER From the Catechism of the Catholic Church. 2199. The 4th commandment is addressed expressly to children in their relationship to their father and mother because this relationship is the most universal.  t also concerns the ties of kinship between members of the extended family. It requires more »

September: Reflection Nine

Published on September 1, 2013 By Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference

THE SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE From the Catechism of the Catholic Church. 1601. “The matrimonial covenant by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life, is by its nature ordered towards the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring; this covenant between baptised persons more »

August: Reflection Eight

Published on August 1, 2013 By Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference

HUMAN TRAFFICKING “Whatever is opposed to life itself, such as any type of murder, genocide, abortion, euthanasia or willful self-destruction, whatever violates the integrity of the human person, such as mutilation, torments inflicted on body or mind, attempts to coerce the will itself; whatever insults human dignity, such as subhuman living conditions, arbitrary imprisonment, deportation, more »

July: Reflection Seven

Published on July 1, 2013 By Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference

GIVING ONE’S LIFE IN THE MISSION OF THE CHURCH Each disciple of Christ has the obligation of spreading the faith to the best of his/her ability (Lumen Gentium 17) A martyr follows the Lord to the end, freely accepting to die for the salvation of the world, in a supreme test of faith and love more »