Monthly Archives: May 2014

Jesus’ Baptism

Jesus’ public life begins with his baptism by John in the Jordan.  John preaches “a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins”.  A crowd of sinners – tax collectors and soldiers, Pharisees and Sadducees, and prostitutes – come to be baptized by … Continue reading

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St. Ambrose – Bk 5 – Chapter 13

With the desire to learn what subjection to Christ means after putting forward and rejecting various ideas of subjection, he runs through the Apostle’s words; and so puts an end to the blasphemous opinions of the heretics on this matter. … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Jesus’ Hidden Life

During the greater part of his life Jesus shared the condition of the vast majority of human beings: a daily life spent without evident greatness, a life of manual labour. His religious life was that of a Jew obedient to … Continue reading

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St. Ambrose – Bk 5 – Chapter 12

He confirms what has been already said, by the parable of the rich man who went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom; and shows that when the Son delivers up the kingdom to the Father, we … Continue reading

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