August 5, 2020

I AM, is a Jealous God

This CityofGod.Blog post is directed to all believers, with prideful hearts worshiping the Creator separate from His Son, Spirit and outside His Holy Church. Jealous – adj. Fiercely protective or vigilant of one’s rights or possessions. The Word of God, to consider: A Jealous God, Word search: Thou shalt not adore them, and thou shalt […]

SACRAMENT and SACRIFICE

Nearly 2 thousand years following the first Last Supper, Evangelical Christians question the meaning of Christ’s teaching: How we are to worship The King of Ages, Immortal and Invisible, the Only God. Give honor and glory forever and ever. Jesus before his Passion showed his chosen Apostles how to properly worship the Father. But, not […]

Decree on the Most Holy Sacrament of the Eucharist RCIA- C8,

Taken from: TRENT 13th Session Julius III – a Summary The holy and ecumenical and general Council of Trent, lawfully assembled in the Holy Ghost, the same legate and nuncios of the holy Apostolic See presiding, though convened, not without special guidance and direction of the holy Ghost, for the purpose for setting forth the […]

St Rafqa Pietra, Mighty and Valiant Warrior of Faith (1832-1914)

Overview: ‘Become a nun in the Baladita Order’, a voice spoke to her. Rafqa Pietra Choboq Ar-Rayès, O.L.M., also known as Saint Rafka and Saint Rebecca, is a Lebanese Maronite nun who was canonized, by Pope John Paul II, on June 10, 2001. ( i) Born: June 29, 1832, Matn, Lebanon ; Died: March 23, […]

LAMB OF GOD “BREAD FROM HEAVEN” RCIA_C6

This weeks study will attempt to give City readers a concise doctrine on the Holy Eucharist, The body and blood of our Lord Jesus Christ. Although we discussed this due to the Pew research weeks ago, that claimed Catholics DID NOT as a whole believe what the Church teaches on the Eucharistic Gift from God. […]

CRIES of JESUS – MYSTERY OF PENANCE for RCIA- C 2

Today is our second Catechism for CityofGod.Blog. The first The real presence in the Eucharist became a very relevant topic this week. Due to the Church wanting to make a response to the PEW report suggesting the poor catechesis of the respondents. This week, City has chosen a fundamental review of the the mystery of […]

THE REAL PRESENCE – CATHOLIC EUCHARIST, RCIA -C 1

This is the first Wednesday of CityofGod.Blog Catechisis. The Church forever teaches the ‘real presence’ in the Consecrated Hosts. However; according to a recent published report, many Catholics surveyed below, astonishingly, did not know this central Truth of our Faith. This is why I am committing to post each Wednesday, on critical Catechism dogmas to […]

Augustine on Marital Chastity

Saint Augustine of Hippo, Doctor of the Church, in his moral treatise ‘On the Good of Marriage,’ writes on the subject of sexual intercourse within marriage: “…nor be changed into that use which is against nature, on which the Apostle could not be silent, when speaking of the excessive corruptions of unclean and impious men…. […]

Marital Chastity – from Saint Jerome, Doctor of the Church

Illicit sexual acts within marriage are equivalent to fornication and adultery, as Saint Jerome taught “And it makes no difference how honorable may be the cause of a man’s insanity. Hence Xystus in his Sentences tells us that ‘He who too ardently loves his own wife is an adulterer.’ It is disgraceful to love another […]

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