The Objective Superiority of Consecrated Life, or Why ‘Tis Better Not to Marry

Posted May 1, 2019 6:04 pm by John Paul Meenan, Editor

The Objective Superiority of Consecrated Life, or Why ‘Tis Better Not to Marry

Before we leave the great French-Canadian missionary Saint Marie of the Incarnation in the liturgical rear-view mirror, a word on the consecrated life as better and more ‘objectively perfect’ path to heaven, a truth that, to my own anecdotal evidence, has been rather muted of late in the Church.
In the recent memorial of Saint Catherine of Siena, who determined from a young age to dedicated her whole life to Christ, we read as part of the first lecture these words from the seventh chapter of Saint Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians:
I think that in view of the present distress

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