The 10 Commandments – The 4th: “Honor Your Father and Mother”

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

By Father Reginald Martin, O.P. THE SECOND TABLET As we have seen, the first three commandments govern our relations with God. Our Catechism observes the fourth commandment “opens the second tablet of the Decalogue.” (#2197) When God gave the commandments to Moses on Mount Sinai, He said, “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in […]

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The Ten Commandments: Introduction Covenant and Commandment

Friday, November 1, 2013

The Rosary Light & Life – Vol 66, No 6, Nov-Dec 2013 The Ten Commandments: Introduction Covenant and Commandment By Father Reginald Martin, O.P.   The Great Commandment        In St. Matthew’s gospel account we read that a Pharisee, to test Jesus, asks him, “Teacher, which is the great commandment of the law?” Jesus replies: “You shall […]

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Men and Angels FREE WILL: A GIFT & ITS CONSEQUENCES, I

Monday, July 1, 2013

The Rosary Light & Life – Vol 66, No 4, July-Aug. 2013 Men and Angels FREE WILL: A GIFT & ITS CONSEQUENCES, I By Father Reginald Martin, O.P. TRUE HAPPINESS        Our faith presents us with a number of moral standards, some to imitate and some to shun. The angels are splendid representations of these […]

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The Gifts of the Spirit: VII Wisdom

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The Rosary Light & Life – Vol 66, No 3, May-June 2012 The Gifts of the Spirit: VII Wisdom By Father Reginald Martin, O.P.   A Word about Words        One of the difficulties we encounter when we begin to take theology seriously is the technical vocabulary of our subject. Every science has its own […]

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THE GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT: VII COUNSEL

Friday, March 1, 2013

The Rosary Light & Life – Vol 66, No 2, March-April 2013 The Gifts of the Holy Spirit: VII COUNSEL By Father Reginald Martin, O.P.   MAKING PROPER CHOICES        When we considered the moral virtues, we reflected that what separates the wise person from the foolish is the wise person’s care, the caution with […]

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