Daily Thought For December 18, 2019
Let It Be Done Unto Me!
In this way the meaning of human life and its greatest dignity is fulfilled. To say yes, amen, to God does not decrease man’s dignity, as modern man often thinks; instead, it exalts it. And what is the alternative to this amen said to God? Modern philosophy itself, especially the existential stream, has clearly demonstrated man’s need to say amen, and if it is not said to God, who is love, it must be said to something else that is simply a cold and paralyzing necessity: to destiny or fate.
excerpt from Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa's 1st Advent Reflection (December 6, 2019) Click here for full text.