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Why love leads to commandments

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

July 17, 2000

Recently, in a theology class, I was asked this question: "Why is it that whenever we talk about love we soon end up talking about rules and commandments? Invariably we end up talking about what we can't do! And it's the same thing with faith: We begin talking about faith and then end up talking about dogma, creeds and heresies. Why can't we just talk about love and faith without immediately bringing in a bunch of `dos' and `don'ts'?"

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Lessons from the Church in Europe

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

July 3, 2000

Recently I attended a meeting of the major superiors of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate in Europe. More than a dozen countries, from both Western and Eastern Europe, were represented. My job was only to listen and there was a lot to hear.

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