John the Baptist is in a sense the last of the Old Testament prophets who point toward the coming of the Messiah, Jesus Christ
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In the ancient world, covenants were often made by sacrifice, sacred oaths, and a communion meal.
The heart of Pope Francis’ new encyclical derives from the Christian perspective of creation — that the world stems from the hand of an all-powerful Creator…
The feast of Corpus Christi (Body of Christ) celebrates the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist, His Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity.
Mary “remained a virgin conceiving her Son, a virgin in giving birth to him, a virgin in nursing him … always a virgin”
Mary is revered for what God has done in and through her; but she is also called “blessed” for her great faith
Mary stands here at the turn of salvation history, embodying the faithful of Israel and making way for the Messiah.