Tag Archives: Early Church

It’s Friday: Seal of the Faithful

Let us not then be ashamed to confess the Crucified. Be the Cross our seal made with boldness by our fingers on our brow, and on everything; over the bread we eat, and the cups we drink; in our comings … Continue reading

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It’s Friday: Flesh and God

If he was not flesh, who stood before Pilate at the judgement seat? And if he was not God, who made Pilate’s wife afraid by a dream? If he was not flesh, whose garments did the soldiers strip off and … Continue reading

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It’s Friday: Death has Died

We adore you O Christ and we praise you, for by your Holy Cross you have redeemed the world. He died, but he vanquished death; in himself he put an end to what we feared; he took it upon himself … Continue reading

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The Golden Chain

Have you ever sat through a homily where the homilist gave an insipid and artificial explanation of the Gospel, and thought “there has to be more than that”? Or read something in the Gospel and said “boy I wonder what … Continue reading

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