The Beatitudes Connection to the Ten Commandments (and Carmel)
Deacon Rusty Baldwin, OCDS, shares a homily about the Beatitudes connection to the Ten Commandments. To help us grow in love of God and neighbor, the Lord has given us the Ten Commandments as well as the Beatitudes. They are a sure guide to Christian perfection and are of vital importance in the vocation to Carmel, as well as the battle against the world, satan and self. What is the connection of the Beatitudes to the Ten Commandments? Deacon Baldwin draws forth much for us to ponder on this topic. He provides two interpretive keys for us to consider as well as providing insightful reflections on each of the Beatitudes.