Category Archives: Christology

If Jesus Returned Today, Would Anyone Recognize Him?

I read a play many years ago. I’m not sure of the title. It was about a casting call for the role of Jesus in a movie. The casting director needed to decide which of the many actors before him … Continue reading

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The Person of the Pope is the Head of the Church

The holy Roman Pontiff, Vicar of Christ and Supreme Judge of all the faithful, is the head of the Church on earth in his person, not merely in his office. He stands in persona Christi more so than any other … Continue reading

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Jesus Descended to Limbo, Purgatory, and Hell

When Jesus died on the Cross, His soul separated from His body, but the Divine Nature remained united to each — to His soul and to His body. Yet the soul of Jesus Christ was not judged by God, as … Continue reading

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Was the Eucharist at the Last Supper the Glorified Body of Jesus?

The most holy Eucharist is the full and real presence of Jesus Christ (body, blood, soul, Divinity) under the accidents of bread and wine. In this article, I discuss whether the Eucharist at the Last Supper was the glorified body … Continue reading

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Were Mary and Jesus subject to death?

The Roman Catholic Magisterium infallibly teaches that Mary was assumed into Heaven at the end of her earthly life. The Magisterium also teaches, non-infallibly, that Mary died and was raised from the dead prior to her Assumption. Then there is … Continue reading

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Fourth Reply on the Fullness of Grace in Jesus

In my three previous posts, I argued against Fr. Ryan Erlenbush concerning his claim that a theological position asserted by Pope John Paul II is heresy. Fr. Ryan now has a new post on the topic: Christ did not grow … Continue reading

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Fr. Ryan’s rejection of Pope John Paul II’s teaching

As detailed in the last two posts, Fr. Ryan Erlenbush was presented with two quotes from the teachings of Pope John Paul II in his general audience, The Spirit and the Child Jesus, without knowing the source of the text. … Continue reading

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More on Fr. Ryan versus Pope John Paul II

This post is a follow-up to my previous post: Fr. Ryan Erlenbush versus Pope John Paul II Fr. Ryan has now replied, in one of his comments here, to my previous post. His reply is lengthy, so I won’t quote … Continue reading

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Fr. Ryan Erlenbush versus Pope John Paul II

The Gospel of Luke tells us that Jesus increased in wisdom and in age (or stature) and in grace with God and men (Luke 2:52; cf. 2:40). Some modern translations use the word ‘favor’ instead of ‘grace’, but the Latin … Continue reading

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Was Jesus baptized, confirmed, and ordained?

Of the Seven Sacraments, only three confer a permanent character on the soul: baptism, confirmation, ordination. All Seven Sacraments are designed by God for the sake of our salvation. Jesus certainly did not need to be saved. But He nevertheless … Continue reading

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The false teachings of Fr. Ryan Erlenbush

Fr. Ryan Erlenbush is a prolific teacher of heresy and doctrinal error. He uses his blog, The New Theological Movement, to spread his false teachings throughout the world: 1. He claims that the Sacrament of Reconciliation is not valid, if … Continue reading

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When was Jesus ordained a priest?

All seven of the Sacraments of the New Covenant were established by Christ. All seven Sacraments flow from the side of Christ, suffering and dying on the Cross for our Salvation. For just as Eve was created from the side … Continue reading

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