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Fulton Sheen on why Christ had to die

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Good Friday is approaching.
"Avoiding the cross is the essence of the demonic...Through his agents Satan challenged the Lord, 'Come down & we will believe.' "Jesus did not come down. Had he come down, he never would have saved us. It's human to come down. It's divine to hang there." -Ven. Fulton Sheen
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The Easter Triduum (Holy Thursday Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper), Good Friday (Celebration of the Lord's Passion from John's Gospel, Veneration of the Holy Cross, and Holy Communion), and the Easter Vigil Mass (Ceremony of New Fire, the Light of Christ, the Exsultet, joyful proclamation of the Lord's Resurrection, Scripture readings recounting the History of Salvation, Liturgy of the Word …More
The Easter Triduum (Holy Thursday Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper), Good Friday (Celebration of the Lord's Passion from John's Gospel, Veneration of the Holy Cross, and Holy Communion), and the Easter Vigil Mass (Ceremony of New Fire, the Light of Christ, the Exsultet, joyful proclamation of the Lord's Resurrection, Scripture readings recounting the History of Salvation, Liturgy of the Word and Holy Eucharist with Baptisms and Confirmations) is really (for me) our Roman Catholic high holy days, and not to be missed.