Gathered around the baptismal font, right before questions are asked and promises are made, parents are instructed to “name this child.”
Saint Aelred of Rievaulx is known for his work on spiritual friendship.
A new book contains reflection and practical helps for the rite of sacramental reconciliation.
Being turned away at another church taught me the value of the sacrament of reconciliation in my own.
The heavy stone of guilt was lifted. This was not magic, but mystery.