Sunday, August 23, 2015

Examin Sunday 23 August 2015

'Is it any wonder that there can be no peace in a world where everything possible is done to guarantee that the youth of every generation will grow up absolutely without moral and religious discipline, and without the shadow of an interior life, or of that spirituality and charity and faith which alone can guarantee the treaties and agreements made by governments?'
Thomas Merton, 'The Seven Story Mountain.'

Merton's words underline the importance of parents taking seriously their duty to pass on the faith to their children. And indeed the importance of parents being well educated in the faith themselves. For how can they pass on what they do not know​

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