Tag: Creed

The Space After the Period

One final point is worth noting about this part of the Creed:  There is a whole lifetime crammed into the space after “and became man.”  That’s because the Creed contains

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How the Son of God is Man

The Incarnation is, of course, an incomprehensible miracle.  So in a certain sense we cannot say “how” it happened. But we can speak about certain wrong ways of understanding it. 

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And Became Man

As we recite the words “He was incarnate of the Virgin Mary and became man”) something happens in the liturgy that is worth noting.  On most days of the year

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Mary as Mother of the Church

The Church has always encouraged the faithful to cultivate a loving and filial relationship with Mary.  Some Christians are fearful that doing so is a form of idolatry.  But there

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