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Thursday 15 September

Our Lady of Sorrows Hebrews 5:7-9, Ps 31, Lk 2:33-35 Many rooms in the Father’s house The Father’s house was the temple, where temple sacrifices joined heaven and earth. Mary offers in the temple the perfect offering, the Lamb of God. In making this offering Mary becomes Our Lady of Sorrows. The Lamb of God […]

A Foretaste of Heaven

After my last column on the “Lamb of God” as one of the most hallowed Christian phrases for referring to Jesus, I was asked by a reader to explain the phrase “the supper of the Lamb”. The phrase is from the Invitation to Communion when, after genuflecting, the priest takes the host and holds it […]

Behold, the Lamb of God

According to John’s Gospel, one day when John the Baptist was standing talking to two of his disciples, he looked up and saw Jesus walking by and said to his disciples “Behold, the Lamb of God!” The disciples of the Baptist must have been puzzled by the remark, but they considered John a prophet and […]