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February 3, 2018
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February 3, 2018

Commanded to love

In a society suffering from a perceived lack of models, a phrase from the Letter to the Corinthians offered as part of this weekend’s Scripture Readings stands out. “I made myself all things to all men in order to save some at any cost” (1 Cor 9:22).

The declaration takes on a particular resonance as we approach another anniversary of the death of Archbishop Anthony Pantin, who took this as his motto and the guiding principle of his years of service.

Here was a man who was like Jesus, a man for others, who spent himself joyfully and enthusiastically to make Christ incarnate in the day-to-day life of the society, with all the suffering, misunderstanding and confusion that such a mission entailed, but from which he did not flinch.

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