Monthly Archives: April 2019

Divine Mercy Sunday, A Gift To Be Forgiven

We read in the gospel this Sunday that when Jesus appeared to the disciples on that first day of the week, "He breathed on them, and said to them, 'Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained (Jn 20:22-23).…
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Christ is risen!

The resurrection is the reviving of a dead person to life again. Several persons that are raised from the dead in the Bible teaches that all persons are destined to experience resurrection, but the just will take part in the resurrection of life while the unjust will rise to the resurrection of judgment. In the…
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Stoning

Stoning was the most common method of execution in ancient Israel; it was applied for such serious crimes as idolatry, blasphemy, apostasy, sorcery, violations of the Sabbath, child sacrifice, rebellion against one’s parents, and adultery. The condemned person was taken outside the camp or town, and the first stones were cast by the witnesses to…
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