Is His Grace Truly Sufficient – or Not?

Posted April 22, 2017 10:02 pm by Fr. Mark A. Pilon

Is His Grace Truly Sufficient – or Not?

What I find most troubling about the current controversy over whether the divorced and civilly remarried can be allowed to receive Communion (while living in the state of adultery) is the way the debate seems to obscure the whole issue of free will and grace. This is not simply a dispute over moral norms or sacramental discipline; at its very heart is the whole question of the power of God’s grace in the soul of the sinner.
Those who say that a person living in adultery may find it “impossible” to obey the sixth commandment – by logical extension any of

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