Adam, Ralph, Moses and Man

by Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon Essential to the idea of the Incarnation is what Anscar Vonier called “the assumption that to God mankind is a unity far beyond anything we can conceive.” I will argue, in these reflections, that this unity is biological, psychological, and historical. With respect to biology, perhaps some attention should be […]

What Is Eucharist? from 106 AD

by St. Ignatius of Antioch “Take note of those who hold heterodox opinions on the grace of Jesus Christ which has come to us, and see how contrary their opinions are to the mind of God….They abstain from the Eucharist and from prayer because they do not confess that the Eucharist is the flesh of […]

About The Paschal Lamb

by Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon Very early in the Fourth Gospel, John the Baptist sees Jesus and exclaims, “Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world!” (John 1:29) The Evangelist tells us that John repeated this identification on the following day (1:36). For the rest of the Fourth Gospel, nothing […]