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Sunday, November 6, 2016

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time - Year C

Origen (c.185-253), priest and theologian Commentary on St John’s Gospel, 10,20; PG 371-374

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time - Year C

Commentary of the day 

Origen (c.185-253), priest and theologian 
Commentary on St John’s Gospel, 10,20; PG 371-374

"They are children of God because they are the ones who will rise"

On the last day death will be vanquished. After the anguish of the Cross, the resurrection of Christ mysteriously contains within itself the resurrection of the whole Body of Christ. Just as Christ’s visible body was crucified, buried and then raised, so the whole Body of Christ's saints is crucified with him and no longer lives in itself... 

       But when the resurrection of the true Body of Christ, his Body in its entirety, comes into being, then the members of Christ, who today are like dry bones, will come together, bone joining bone (Ez 37,1ff), each one finding its place and all together making up “mature manhood, to the extent of the full stature of Christ,” (Eph 4,13). Then the whole multitude of its parts will be one body since all belong to the same body, (Rm 12,4-5).

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