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Mission – A Requirement of the Church’s Catholicity

The missionary mandate. “Having been divinely sent to the nations that she might be ‘the universal sacrament of salvation,’ the Church, in obedience to the command of her founder and because it is demanded by her own essential universality, strives … Continue reading

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The Church’s Origin, Foundation and Mission

We begin our investigation of the Church’s mystery by meditating on her origin in the Holy Trinity’s plan and her progressive realization in history. “The eternal Father, in accordance with the utterly gratuitous and mysterious design of his wisdom and … Continue reading

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God’s Spirit and Word in the Time of the Promises

From the beginning until “the fullness of time,” The joint mission of the Father’s Word and Spirit remains hidden, but it is at work. God’s Spirit prepares for the time of the Messiah. Neither is fully revealed but both are already … Continue reading

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