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What is My Deepest Desire? (Part I of II)

December 29, 2014 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, Loving God, Spiritual Life

UshakovChristEmmanuelCrop

Dear Father John, You’ve written about focusing on the heart and what the Bible says in the Psalms “May He grant you your heart’s desire.” I can think of a lot of things I would like to have. But, what is really my heart’s desire? What is my deepest desire? LOVING GOD WITH all one’s heart simply means making God–an increasing communion with him, an ever-deepening... Read More

Can non-Christians go to heaven? What does the Church say?

March 26, 2012 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Salvation

ThePearlyGates

Dear Father John, I am confused. Jesus said he is the way the truth and the light, but the Church has moved away from believing salvation lies only in the Church. Even learned people in the Church (my Spiritual Director included) now say that God is bigger than we can comprehend so we need to be open to the possibility that God is calling even those outside the Church. It makes the line very gray as... Read More

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