Category Archives: Ask Fr. Adrian

Ask Father Adrian

The first will be last?

[dropcap]Q[/dropcap] Matthew 20:16 has been repeated a few time in the Bible. I have not been able to quite understand this verse and how it applies to our daily living - Priscilla De Gama, Ascension Church, Bangalore [clear] “So those who are last now will be first then, and those who are first will be last. -  Matthew…
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What is the significance of the Nicene Creed in the Mass?

  [dropcap]Q[/dropcap] What is the significance of the Nicene Creed in the Mass? - Paramita Debbarman [clear] “For there is one body and one Spirit, just as you have been called to one glorious hope for the future. Ephesians 4: 4 [clear] [dropcap]A[/dropcap]Fr. Adrian answers: [clear] The Niceno-Constantinopolitan Creed (short form: Nicene Creed) was formulated in…
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Inner conflict

[dropcap]Q[/dropcap] What does Romans 7:15 really mean when Paul says what I want to do I cannot do; what I do not want, that I do? - Anonymous [clear]  I don’t really understand myself, for I want to do what is right, but I don’t do it. Instead, I do what I hate." Romans 7:15 [clear]…
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Ananias and Sapphira

[dropcap]Q[/dropcap] Why did Ananias and Sapphira suddenly die under the period of grace when they lied to Peter? - Sudhir Franklin, St. Vincent Palotti Church [clear] " Then Peter said, “Ananias, why have you let Satan fill your heart? You lied to the Holy Spirit, and you kept some of the money for yourself. 4 The property was…
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