“We celebrate at night so as to bid farewell to the darkness. It cannot prevail. It is destined to be scattered by a Light far more powerful than it is, a Light it must obey, a Light that overwhelms and replaces it.” – Monsignor Charles Pope.
“Presuming that we die in a state of grace and friendship with God, Christ will surely complete his work in us (for He is faithful to His promises) by purging us of whatever imperfections, venial sins, or sorrowful effects of sins that still remain.” – Monsignor Charles Pope
“Here is freedom. You cannot steal from a man who owns nothing, and you cannot threaten a man who has nothing to lose; you cannot deprive a man who has Jesus Christ.” – Monsignor Charles Pope
“And herein lies the Victory of the Cross: The cross crucifies the world to me and I to the world.” – Monsignor Charles Pope
“We think we know a few things, and indeed we do—a very few things.” – Monsignor Charles Pope
“Most people like to think of freedom as absolute, as in, ‘No one is going to tell me what to do.” In the end, though, freedom is not absolute; it cannot be.” – Monsignor Charles Pope
“Yes, love is dynamic. There is a movement of love between the persons of the Trinity.” – Monsignor Charles Pope
Where is Christ after He dies on Friday afternoon and before He rises on Easter Sunday? Monsignor Charles Pope explains.