This week’s reading from second Maccabees and Luke’s gospel are wonderful meditations on the resurrection of the body. In second Maccabees seven brothers are executed for refusing to violate their religious laws, but they express hope and faith that they will get their bodies back in a glorified state after death. In the gospel Christ upholds the hope for a glorified redemption and resurrection of the body.
The Resurrection of the Body
Cycle COrdinary TimeWeek 32
by Bishop Robert BarronNovember 10, 2013
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- Bishop Barron Visits The University of St. Thomas — Highlights and Preview
- X-Files: 25 Years Later, the Truth Is Still Out There and I Want to Believe
- “How Does One Make a Holy Hour?”: A Helpful Guide
- Good News: Pope Francis Creates Lay Ministry of “Catechist”
- Jesus Is the Way, the Truth, and the Life
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- “Fatima”: A Family Moviegoing Experience in Re-release
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- How the Films of Terrence Malick Can Teach Christian Meditation
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- Think, Think, Think!
- First Impressions: A Former Presbyterian Is “Surprised by Mary”
- “The Chosen,” Season 2: Getting Jesus the God-Man Right