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Christ Has Risen from the Dead!

Christ has risen from the dead!

Christ has risen from the dead...

By His death, He conquered death...

And to those in the grave He bestowed life!

Roman Rite Consecration Prayer

Take and eat this (HOC)   for this is my Body...

Take and drink from this chalice. 

(From hic and thus from HOC my broken Body)

In hic is my salutary Blood of the new and eternal testament (covenant)...the chalice of my Blood, which is shed for you and for many unto the forgiveness of sin.  (Fr. Stedman Sunday Missal Explained, p. 52)

Prayer of St. John Chrysostom

I believe, O Lord, and I confess, that Thou art truly the Christ, the Son of the living God, who didst come into the world to save sinners, of…

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Is the greatest salutary Theophany of the Mass (as experienced by Sr. Lucia at her convent in Tuy, Spain in 1929) the key to the Third Secret?  This vision where the words “Misericordia” and “Gratias” were actually spelled out alongside the vision substantiates the exegesis of “gratias” employed in this book. 

The Mass is “gratias” and “misericordia.” “Gratias” means “graces,” not “thanks.”  The first part of the Mass, like unto the Old Dispensation, petitions God’s mercy (misericordia).   

The Jerusalem Temple, the only “touch-down” point of God on earth, was characterized by the Mercy Seat.  One came here to encounter God’s …

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Why Did the Son of God Come Down to Earth?

Why did the Son of God [Who is Himself God] come down to earth?

Had Christ come to earth solely to suffer and die at Calvary, in time, He would have been forgotten or become merely an historical figure of a different kind.  Christ Himself indicated He did not want to be merely remembered when He taught His Apostles the words of worship: “Do this into my memory” (spoken at the Consecration of the bread and wine into the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Christ; at every validly executed Mass).

Was this not another manifestation of the loving care that God bestows on His human creatures?  After all, God not only instructs us.  He insists on being present among us!

Adam and E…

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The Sacred Heart and the Precious Blood of Jesus

What Kind of Catholic Are You?

Only the Catholics of Apostolic tradition refer to the sacred heart and to the precious blood of Jesus. Why? There is this major difference.

From the earliest days, "Protest-tants" denied that the bread and wine, once consecrated by the actions of Christ's validly ordained priest, truly becomes the Body and Blood of Christ, while retaining the appearance of bread and wine.

To deny this truth is to become a heretic. To deny this truth is to Forego Catholicism and to become a "protest-tant."

Thus, we have the beautiful prayer of St. John Chrysostom:

I believe, O Lord, and I confess, that Thou Art truly the Christ, the Son of the living God, who cam…

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