Do you long to return to the Mass? In Austria, we will be able to physically attend Mass from May 15th. While my initial reaction was one of joy, I started to question if there will be lasting changes in what I admit are often spiritually lazy ways.
Jesus Christ meets the man of every age, including our own, with the same words: “You will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.” These words contain both a fundamental requirement and a warning: the requirement of an honest relationship with regard to truth as a condition for authentic freedom, and the warning to avoid every kind of illusory freedom, every superficial unilateral freedom, every freedom that fails to enter into the whole truth about man and the world. (Redemptor Hominis No. 12)
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