Monthly Archives: September 2011

Daily Meditation: September 30, 2011

Eucharist, the Sacrament of Communion Baptism opens the door to the Eucharist. The Eucharist is the sacrament through which Jesus enters into an intimate, permanent communion with us. It is the sacrament of the table. It is the sacrament of … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: September 29, 2011

Baptism, a Call to Commitment Baptism as a way to the freedom of the children of God and as a way to a life in community calls for a personal commitment. There is nothing magical or automatic about this sacrament. … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: September 28, 2011

Baptism, the Way to Community Baptism is more than a way to spiritual freedom. It also is the way to community. Baptising a person, whether child or adult, is receiving that person into the community of faith. Those who are … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: September 27, 2011

Baptism, the Way to Freedom When parents have their children baptised they indicate their desire to have their children grow up and live as children of God and brothers or sisters of Jesus, and be guided by the Holy Spirit. … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: September 26, 2011

Baptism, a Rite of Passage Baptism is a rite of passage. The Jewish people passed through the Red Sea to the Promised Land in the great exodus. Jesus himself wanted to make this exodus by passing through suffering and death … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: September 25, 2011

Baptism: Becoming Children of the Light When Jesus appears for the last time to his disciples, he sends them out into the world saying: “Go, … make disciples of all nations; baptise them in the name of the Father and … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: September 24, 2011

Baptism and Eucharist Sacraments are very specific events in which God touches us through creation and transforms us into living Christs. The two main sacraments are baptism and the Eucharist. In baptism water is the way to transformation. In the … Continue reading

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