Marriage, Christian Tradition, Stepping Up, Difficulties & Suffering 11.27.19

  • Marriage: fundamental to society, vocations, co-creation with God and particularly under attack. Clarifying misunderstandings about consecrated life.
  • Becoming like unto God: to experience “theosis” is the goal of Christianity. The analogy of marriage in religious life is a great reminder of exclusive mystical union.
  • God doesn’t call the qualified, he qualifies the called. We’re called to do the best we can with what we’re given.
  • When we’re experiencing hardship, do we realize the presence of Christ?