Monday, 4 February 2013

The Church at prayer


"You are told to pray especially for the people, that is, for the whole body, for all its members, the family of your mother the Church; the badge of membership is your love for each other. If you pray only for yourself, you pray for yourself alone. If each one prays for himself, he receives less from God's goodness than the one who prays on behalf of others."
St. Ambrose of Milan (quoted in "A beginner's Guide to Prayer by Michael Keiser page 31)

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The astonishing love of God

The following is the astonished response of one TV host to the forgiveness of her husband's killer: