Donahoe's Magazine, No. 4, April, 1886 Volume XV

Donahoe's Magazine, No. 4, April, 1886 Volume XV

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Excerpt: of the Passion, when the Jews, after having torn the flesh of Jesus, like the moth, attack His garments, His seamless tunic, endeavoring to rend the unity of the Church. But death was the road by which He passed from Ramatha to Segor (tabernaculum), that is, into the tent of the tomb. The tent is for the soldier: like an indomitable warrior, Christ in the tomb despoils His vanquished foe. Finally, the day of the resurrection was the day of arrival in Ethan (firmum vel signa ejus), 357 because, thenceforth, death has no sting for Him, mors ultra non dominabitur illi, and also because it was as a sign for the Apostles when He appeared to them radiant after the night of the tomb, illumining them like the pillar of fire. But let us return to the deacon's prayers. He thus continues the chant which he had broken off to light the candle:show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236715764
  • 9781236715760