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Rod of the Root of Jesse

Saint Ambrose (339-397), Bishop of Milan, concurs with this image, writing: “The root is the household of the Jews, the rod is Mary, the Flower of Mary is Christ. She is rightly called a rod, for she is of royal … Continue reading

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I am the bread of life

John 6:35 67. ….. In the same  way, in His unutterable and inconceivable bounty  Christ  reduces and  embodies  Himself, commingling  with  and embracing the soul  that aspires to  Him  with  faith  and  love  and, as  St  Paul  puts it  (cf. … Continue reading

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