Why Communion if Flesh is of No Avail?

Why Communion if Flesh is of No Avail?

Full Question Jesus says in John 6:63, “It is the spirit that gives life, the flesh is of no avail; the words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.” If flesh is of no avail, why would Jesus intend to give us his flesh to eat? Answer Jesus didn’t say “my...

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How Can Christ’s Sufferings Lack Anything?

How Can Christ’s Sufferings Lack Anything?

Full Question What is the meaning of Colossians 1:24? Answer St. Paul writes, “Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I complete what is lacking in Christ’s afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church.” What this doesn’t mean is...

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Why is “Gay Marriage” Bad?

Why is “Gay Marriage” Bad?

Full Question Why is gay marriage or sexual relations bad? Answer First, it’s important to note that there can be no such thing as “marriage” between two members of the same sex. This is because marriage by nature is a union that is ordered toward the procreation and...

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“For Many” and Not “For All” ?

“For Many” and Not “For All” ?

Full Question Why do the words of consecration say “for many” and not “for all"? Answer There are two dimensions to salvation: the objective and the subjective. The objective dimension refers to the redemption of the whole of mankind wrought by Christ’s death on the...

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Are the Church Fathers Infallible?

Are the Church Fathers Infallible?

Full Question How can Catholics use 2 Maccabees 12:46 as a justification for purgatory when St. Jerome rejected its authority as Scripture? Answer It is true that Jerome did not initially accept 2 Maccabees as Scripture and thus would not have used the texts from the...

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