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The Four Mysteries of September 11

Cycle COrdinary TimeWeek 24

by Bishop Robert BarronSeptember 16, 20010 Comments

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The attacks of September 11th have left us stunned and speechless. Yet our tradition brings the word of God to bear on even the darkest events. There are four mysteries that emerge from the tragedy: The mystery of wickedness; the mystery of the impermanence of the world; the mystery of salvation; and the mystery of forgiveness.