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The Fulfillment of Christ

How is the Church, as St. Paul says in Ephesians, the fullness of Christ? A thoughtful reflection on the deeper meaning of the events we are now celebrating “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, full of grace and truth… And from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.” (John 1:14, 16) [...]

On the Church as Bride and Widow

The Church’s “one treasure” is Christ, as she risks becoming “lukewarm mediocre and mundane” if she places her security “in other realities”. Thus, with a call to repeat “Come Lord Jesus”, the Pope celebrated Mass at Santa Marta on Monday morning, 23 November. Francis began his homily by referring to “both of the Readings of today’s [...]