Last Lent Pope Francis captured media attention again by doing something utterly unexpected:
As we come to the end of the series of judgments concluding with the seven bowls of God’s fury in Revelation 16, we notice another transition that occurs beginning with Chapter 12 of Revelation.
As we continue our study of Revelation, we have observed a series of three sets of progressive judgments involving seven seal-openings, seven trumpets and finally seven bowls of God’s wrath.
Two great events in the last weeks are fresh in my memory as I share a few thoughts on Vocations this week.
In the central section of Revelation there is an extended narrative involving a parallel series of three sets of progressive judgments;
God has given us a great gift!
As we have already seen, Revelation was primarily written for the encouragement and consolation of those experiencing suffering and persecutions.
Ha comenzado un nuevo año litúrgico con la llegada del Adviento
Last spring, on April 25, my wife and I experienced one of the saddest moments of our lives together.
As mentioned previously, the book of Revelation can be organized around successive images of Jesus Christ: