Peter’s confession of faith, inspired by the Father of Lights, makes the Church an unbreakable rock against which crash the arrogant waves of error. No man will be able to destroy it or even shake it, for it is Christ who founded it.
The Liturgy invites us to share in the joy that filled Our Lord at that most glorious of all moments, when He reassumed His Sacred Body. If we wish to have an idea of this joy, we can contemplate its most faithful echo in the Heart of Mary.
The Liturgy for Ash Wednesday presents us with a decisive clash between the ambassadors of Christ and those of the devil, whose battleground is present-day society and each particular soul. Which side will we choose at the beginning of this Lent?
What must have been the supernatural ambience that enveloped the most important event in history? Let us raise our hearts beyond the human circumstances and consider the sublimity of the Nativity of the Infant God!