On this Feast of the Presentation we celebrate the beautiful obedience of the parents of the Lord who presented Him according to the law of God in the Temple. There are many parents who do not so present their children to God. And some oppose their offspring when they learn of a child's desire to seek the Lord in the communion of His Church.
Here, an insight into the story of a young woman who seeks to so present herself but cannot because her parents object. The beautiful response made possible by the truths of Faith which this young woman has already begun to share brings serenity to her and to all who experience anxiety because of opposition to the Faith within their families.
The Five Stages of Religious Persecution - I first wrote on the topic of religious persecution over two years ago and since then things have only gotten worse. Clearly the situation in Iraq is awful...
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