Why did Jesus have to die on the Cross? Not to take on our punishment, but in an act of total, life-giving love. Through his Passion, death, and Resurrection, Jesus allows us to know God as Father.
In Jesus and the Old Testament Roots of the Priesthood, discover why the priesthood is a major thread throughout salvation history.
Want to learn more about what Catholics believe about the Crucifixion? Read more in this blog.
Learn why we call priests “father” in this blog by John Bergsma.