ST. PETER CHRYSOLOGUS ON WHY JESUS WAS BORN FOR US.


In choosing to be born for us, God chose to be known by us. St. Peter Chrysologus In the mystery of our Lord’s incarnation there were clear indications of his eternal Godhead. Yet the great events we celebrate today disclose and reveal in different ways the fact that God himself took a human body. Mortal…

WHY DID THE SON OF GOD BECOME MAN?


WHY DID THE SON OF GOD BECOME MAN? The Compendium of the Catechism, n. 85 teaches us the answer to the above question: “For us men and for our salvation, the Son of God became incarnate in the womb of the Virgin Mary by the power of the Holy Spirit. He did so to reconcile…

ADVENT READING: THE WONDER OF THE INCARNATION (Saint Gregory Nazianzen).


ADVENT READING: THE WONDER OF THE INCARNATION (Saint Gregory Nazianzen) The very Son of God, older than the ages, the invisible, the incomprehensible, the incorporeal, the beginning of beginning, the light of light, the fountain of life and immortality, the image of the archetype, the immovable seal, the perfect likeness, the definition and word of…

4th Sunday of Advent (B): FIAT! BE IT DONE!


4th Sunday of Advent (B) FIAT! BE IT DONE! OUTLINE 1 The Annunciation and Incarnation of the Son of God. 2. Gratitude to Our Lady. Our fiat! As Christmas approaches, our Mother Church brings us our attention in today’s liturgy the fulfillment of the Scriptures through the generous response of the Blessed Virgin Mary, as recounted…