The Gospel of the Transfiguration is a lesson on the Mass as well as a figure of the Mass. It teaches us the purpose of our Lenten work. The mystical Christ now fasts forty days and thereby receives strength for a victorious onslaught against the devil. In all things the members follow the Head.
If St. Joseph was not a father, how would he have a father’s love? That which was not given by nature was fashioned for him by God’s own hands.
It was holy virginity that kept the Son of God, when becoming man, from choosing a mortal father.
It was not enough for the Eternal Father to have entrusted Joseph with Mary’s virginity; after having committed to his care this holy virginity that was to give Jesus Christ to the world, He placed Jesus Christ Himself in his...
On March 6, Ash Wednesday, Lent began. Over the years, how many resolutions have we made, then almost immediately abandoned during this period of prayer and penance?