In my previous Narrow Gate article, I wrote that it was through the Church that I encountered the living God. I encountered Jesus Christ as a real person.
The reality of Christ’s presence in the Eucharist, as Saint Teresa so beautifully reminds us, is at the heart and soul of what it means to be Catholic.
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Cultural hegemony probably wasn’t the first thing most people thought of when they heard about the dismissal of Cardinal Pell’s appeal. But we’ve got to think about it now.
There is a very special reason why I am alive and also why I was named Charbel. About halfway through my mother’s pregnancy, she bled heavily for about a week. Naturally, she became very worried and went to her doctor. The outcome of that visit was that her doctor made it very clear to her that the bleeding was not good for the viability of the pregnancy and that the baby, me, would have less than a 5% chance of surviving.