But when we talk about the union of God the Father with God the Son, it is not enough to just say that they are the same. They are both God – one God in three unique Persons. By asking us to now use the word consubstantial when we pray the Creed (remember, the Creed is a statement of what we believe as Catholics) the Church is reminding us of the importance of professing that the Father and the Son are the exact same substance.
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There’s a new Missal coming out. Not like the kind of missile that supervillians try to shoot into space – a new Roman Missal, which is basically the instruction book for the Mass. Starting sometime next year, the USCCB (the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops) will implement a new translation of what we say and hear at Mass. Maybe it’s just because I’m a Church nerd, but I’m unbelievably excited about this. All the changes are available to look at online (http://www.usccb.org/romanmissal), Read more [...]