The Christian is another Christ, 22.06.20

From a treatise on Christian Perfection by St Gregory of Nyssa. More than anyone, St Paul understood who Christ is and those requirements needed by the person named after him. Paul spoke of what he himself had accomplished and accurately imitated him in a manner to show the Lord expressed in...

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12th Sunday (A), 21.06.20: Sparrows and Martyrs

Readings: Jeremiah 20:10-13; Psalm 68(69):8-10,14,17,33-35; Romans 5:12-15; Matthew 10:26-33 Jesus paints two very different pictures of God the Father in today’s Gospel, almost à la Jekyll and Hyde. First, he is the One we must fear because, unlike human beings, he can destroy both body and soul in hell. Then,...

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