Saturday, July 6, 2013

Saint Maria Goretti: "How long will they be unable to attain innocence?"

Though I write for him my many ordinances, they are considered as a stranger's.

-- Hosea 8: 4-7, 11-13

"People should cultivate (chastity) in the way that is suited to their state of life. Some profess virginity or consecrated celibacy which enables them to give themselves to God alone with an undivided heart in a remarkable manner. Others live in the way prescribed for all by the moral law, whether they are married or single." (CDF, Persona Humana 11). Married people are called to live conjugal chastity; others practice chastity in continence...

-- CCC 2349

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