[Video] The Body of Christ After the Resurrection

[Video] The Body of Christ After the Resurrection

Was Christ subject to any physical laws after the resurrection? In the video below, Father Robert Spitzer explains the transcendent body of the resurrected Christ.

Shroud of Turin Available for Veneration Via Livestream

Shroud of Turin Available for Veneration Via Livestream

On Holy Saturday, the Archdiocese of Turin livestreamed a veneration of the Shroud of Turin.

Why the Cross?

Why the Cross?

There is a story told of a little boy who comes running to his mother exclaiming joyfully, “Momma, look what I found for you!” He is clutching a beautiful rose in his little fist, and the mother sees instantly that his hand and wrists are scratched and bleeding. No thorns were going to stop him from obtaining this treasure for his mother!

A Strange Anointing: Glory in Suffering

A Strange Anointing: Glory in Suffering

When God first began teaching me about suffering, I was a young, non-Catholic, and found the whole subject completely depressing. As a rule, most non-Catholics have no theology of suffering. I, personally, had no handle on the glory of suffering, and using those two words in the same sentence seemed, well, stupid, honestly. I wanted the Gospel to be health and wealth and prosperity.My analytical mind works at extremes, and I began frantically planning for the worst case scenario, imagining the innumerable excruciating ways one could be "crucified with Christ" (Galatians 2:20).

Since I was a Bible geek, it was Revelation 2:8-10 that God used to confront me with my fear, as the church in Smyrna was also in danger of the fear of suffering. Jesus personally encourages them in the midst of severe persecution and poverty.

How the Resurrected Jesus Reveals Himself to Us

How the Resurrected Jesus Reveals Himself to Us

In a homily from the octave of Easter, Fr. Spitzer discusses two Resurrection narratives and how each illustrate different ways Jesus revealed Himself to those living in His time and continues to reveal Himself to us today.

Startling Encounters: How did the early Christians react to the Resurrection?

Startling Encounters: How did the early Christians react to the Resurrection?

Last year, George Weigel’s Wall Street Journal article, “The Easter Effect,” provided an instructive glimpse of the first Christians’ response to encounters with Jesus in His glorified, resurrected body.

Fulton Sheen’s Last ‘Good Friday’ Homily: Spectators On and About the Cross

Fulton Sheen’s Last ‘Good Friday’ Homily: Spectators On and About the Cross

In 1979, a large crowd gathered around the church of St. Agnes in New York to hear the wisdom of Fulton Sheen in the last Good Friday homily that he preached.

What Does Jesus Mean When He Says We Must Be Salted with Fire?

What Does Jesus Mean When He Says We Must Be Salted with Fire?

Everyone will be salted with fire. Salt is good, but if salt becomes insipid, with what will you restore its flavor? Keep salt in yourselves and you will have peace with one another (Mark 9:49-50).

Verified Scientific Facts supporting the Authenticity of the Shroud of Turin

Verified Scientific Facts supporting the Authenticity of the Shroud of Turin

When the results of the Carbon 14 dating of the Shroud of Turin were released in 1989, it shocked the world. Three separate, reputable labs yielded dates between 1260 and 1390. Scientists were puzzled and many believers shocked and disappointed.

40 Ways to Get More Out of Lent

40 Ways to Get More Out of Lent

Lent is supposed to be a season of a successful journey through the desert of penance to a new land and a new, deeper intimacy with God. But often, we find ourselves falling back on the same old pathways.

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