When Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and did not find the Lord’s body, she thought it had been taken away and so informed the disciples. After they came and saw the tomb, they too believed what Mary had told them. The text then says: The di
After this you went up to the priest.
Consider what followed.
Was it not what David spoke of when he said: Like oil on the head, running down on the beard, the beard of Aaron?
This is the oil spoken of also by Solomon: Your name is oil p
Christ spoke of his body as a temple From a commentary on John by Origen, priest (Tomus 10, 20: PG 14, 370-371) Destroy this temple and in three days I will raise it up. It seems to me that Jesus meant the Jews i
This day has been made holy by the passion of the blessed apostles Peter and Paul. We are, therefore, not talking about some obscure martyrs. For their voice has gone forth to all the world, and to the ends of the earth their message.
When the Lord told his disciples to go and teach all nations and baptize them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, he conferred on them the power of giving men new life in God.
He had promised through the prop
The titles given to the Holy Spirit must surely stir the soul of anyone who hears them, and make him realize that they speak of nothing less than the supreme Being. Is he not called the Spirit of God, the Spirit of truth who proceeds from t
Beloved, the days which passed between the Lord’s resurrection and his ascension were by no means uneventful; during them great sacramental mysteries were confirmed, great truths revealed. In those days the fear of death with all its horror
The Holy Spirit renews us in baptism through his godhead, which he shares with the Father and the Son.
Finding us in a state of deformity, the Spirit restores our original beauty and fills us with his grace, leaving no room for anyth
One man has died for all, and now in every church in the mystery of bread and wine he heals those for whom he is offered in sacrifice, giving life to those who believe and holiness to those who consecrate the offering. This is the flesh of