The first Synod convoked by Blessed John Paul II was on the topic of Reconciliation, confession and the topic of sin. His predecessor, Pope Pius XII coined this immortal phrase, “The sin of the century is the loss of the sense of sin.”
I. JESUS IS CONDEMNED TO DEATH
One of the secrets of the saints is finding ways to grow to love Jesus Christ. Meditation on the word of God is essential. Listen to the words of Psalm 1 “Happy are those who do not follow the counsel of the wicked, Nor go the way of sinners, nor sit in the company of scoffers. Rather, the law of the Lord is their joy; God’s law they study day and night.” (Psalm 1:1-2).