Every time we celebrate Mass, the priest begins with words of welcome. He says to us something like the following: “The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.”
These openings are taken from St. Paul, who began each of his letters in a similar way. For instance, he wrote to the Romans: “To all...
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