All Believers Called To Be Priests Wed. June 15)

The word of the day is “worship.”  What is sin?  What is so wrong in God’s sight that it merits His judgment, even His wrath.  Some might answer killing, stealing, sexual immorality, lying, and coveting.  Others might say it is  hate, prejudice, and injustice.  Still others might answer sloth, lust, despair, and idle talk.  But note what St. Paul says in our reading of Romans 1:18-27, [They] exchanged the truth of God for the lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. All People Are Called to Be Priests The sins that deserve the judgment of God have to do with worship.  They are not sins against our neighbor but sins against what…

Restored to the Human Vocation to Be Priests (Wed. June 23)

The word of the day is “worship.”  What is sin?  What is so wrong in God’s sight that it merits His judgment, even His wrath.  Some might answer killing, stealing, sexual immorality, lying, and coveting.  Others might say or hate,  prejudice, and injustice.  Others might answer sloth, lust, despair, and idle talk.  But note what St. Paul says in our reading: of Romans 1:18-27, [They] exchanged the truth of God for the lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. All People Are Called to Be Priests The sins that deserve the judgment of God have to do with worship.  They are not sins against our neighbor but sins against what is due…