Friday, August 31, 2018
New Post:"Ex Opere Operato --A Convert's Reflection on Church Scandals"
Hello all, and a happy and relaxed Labor Day Weekend to you. A new post on THE AMERICAN CATHOLIC: "<i>Ex Opere Operato </i>--A Convert's Reflection on Church Scandals." I explore what I should think about the recent scandals, try to put them in the context of a Church which has survived sinners in high places, and take comfort in the doctrine, "ex opere operato," that even though a priest is a sinner, his consecration of the Eucharist is valid and effective.