Soft on Sin

for March 6th, 2014
Thursday after Ash Wednesday

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Pilate washes his hands of Christ, by Michael D. O’Brien



WE are a Church that has become soft on sin. Compared to the generations before us, whether it’s our preaching from the pulpit, penances in the confessional, or the way we live, we have become rather dismissive of the importance of repentance. We are living in a culture that not only tolerates sin, but has institutionalized it to the point that traditional marriage, virginity, and purity are made out to be the real evils.

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