Christ, our Light
Friday, May 2, 2025
Feast of St. Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria, Teacher, 373

It was [on the world He created] that the angels sang Glory to God in the highest, as at the most amazing work of God. They behold lowest humility and recognize the highest sublimity. This plan to redeem the human race is Christ’s life, Christ’s teaching, Christ’s miracles. It is His passion, cross, resurrection, appearance, ascension, and the descent of the Holy Spirit—the transformation of the earth by a few humble and ignorant men. It is a plan, replete with miracles, that even the angelic spirits could not fathom.
... Desiderius Erasmus (1466?-1536), The Essential Erasmus, J. P. Dolan, ed., New York: New American Library, 1964, p. 232 (see the book; see also 1 Pet. 1:12; Matt. 11:25; Mark 9:35; Luke 2:13-14; John 7:15-16; 13:14-16; Acts 4:13; 1 Cor. 1:27; Phil. 2:5-8; more at Angel, Ascension, Christ, Cross, Glory, God, Holy Spirit, Humility, Life, Miracle, Redemption, Resurrection, Teach)

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