Father Chris Seith: “I have two thoughts here. One big reason to stay is given by St. Peter after being asked if he will leave: "Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life." I simply cannot encounter the living Christ without the Church through her teachings and her sacraments.
“The second reason is Christ's own witness of His love for me on the cross. When I was disgusting and living in the filth of my sins, He did not abandon me but stayed with me so that He might purify me..."
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