On This Mountain10-15-2017Fr. Scott Holmer
In the first reading today, Isaiah tells us: "On this mountain, he [God] will destroy the veil that veils all peoples, the web that is woven over all nations; he will destroy death forever." Oftentimes, we hear in our culture that death is a natural part of life. However, if we reflect more deeply, we see that death is actually the opposite of life - not a part of it. If death were natural, it would not cause us to weep or cry. We have hunger because we have a natural desire for food. We have thirst because we have a natural desire for water. And we grieve when someone close to us dies because we have a natural desire to never be separated from those that we love. However, something unnatural happened in our history that caused us to be separated from God and from those we love - original sin. We were created in such a way that we would never die if we remained in communion with God and followed his will. But once we separated ourselves from God, death entered our reality.READ MORE
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