What can we do differently or better now that we know the Fathers? What can we learn from them? Here are a few things that I’ve learned and that I try to keep in mind in my own work and witness, with my family, in the neighborhood, and in the Church. Here are some very practical steps.
Month: April 2020
St. Paul makes it clear that Resurrection is an essential aspect of Christian faith. He states, “If Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile and you are still in your sins. Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished. If for this life only we have hoped in Christ, we are of all men most to be pitied.” (1 Cor 15:16–19).
Christ truly died on the Cross. It was not faked, and it was not a trick or sleight of hand. His death was the real thing, involving pain, aloneness, and removal from the living. Yet when He bowed His thorn-crowned head and uttered the earth-shaking words, “It is finished” (John 19:30), it was not His life that was finished but rather the reign of death.
Now Streaming! Already Registered? Log in to Watch Join Scott Hahn for Hope to Die: Hope to Rise, an online event the evening of April 20. Our world today has an inordinate fear of death and suffering. But in this special event, Dr. Hahn draws on the themes of his newest book, Hope to Die: …