2196-2257.The Fourth Commandment. This section covers the family in God’s plan, the Christian family, the family and society, the duties of family members, the family and the Kingdom. Fr Guy explores the primacy of the family in the life of all humanity, subject to God’s law.
2168-2195. The Third Commandment concerns the Sabbath, the Lord’s Day – ‘a day of solemn rest, holy to the Lord’. With reference to the Apostolic Letter of St Pope John Paul II, Dies Domini (1993), Fr Guy explores what it means to keep the Lord’s Day holy.
Many of you may not know that Fr Robbie and Sara Low run Fowey Retreat, which is a wonderful six bedroom house with a large enclosed garden and sea views, in the beautiful Cornish harbour town of Fowey. It is a perfect place for family holidays and small retreats. Fr Robbie and Sara particularly welcome Christian groups who want time away together, and for Catholic groups there is the possibility of placing the Blessed Sacrament into the small chapel in the house.
2142-2167. This second commandment flows naturally from the first. Fr Guy considers what it means to keep the name of the Lord holy, exploring the different aspects of blasphemy and the use of false oaths, and why our Christian name, conferred at Baptism, is so important.