Ending the Week In Praise and Joy - *"Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. **Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near. * *Do not worry about anything, bu...
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|By Marie Ellenreider Kneides (Wikimedia Commons)|
|St. John the Evangelist’s Vision of Heaven by Alonso Cano |
(Wikimedia Commons). No matter what times we live in,
our basic duty as Christians remains the same.
Since the Ascension God’s plan has entered into its fulfillment. We are already at ‘the last hour.’ ‘Already the final age of the world is with us, and the renewal of the world is irrevocably under way; it is even now anticipated in a certain real way, for the Church on earth is endowed already with a sanctity that is real but imperfect.'” (CCC 670)The end times began 2000 years ago.
|Christ as the Suffering Redeemer by Mantegna|