Letter to the editor
October 2020 - from Jim Phalen Re: Response to Friar Tobin’s opinion in the October 9 Eagle
October 16, 2020
After reading the second lengthy letter to the Eagle by Friar Tobin, I thought I should submit a brief reply. While i appreciate his thorough writing about Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, I would like to share a different perspective of his general emphasis and some of his key interpretations.
Mary first said “He has regarded the low estate of His handmaid.” Luke 1:45 The (Roman) Catholic Church did not exist for the first 300 years after the birth of Jesus. Catholic is a word meaning general or universal and all who repent and give their live...