Learn by Topic: Flesh

christ-with-globe-1530Monsignor Charles Pope offers a strong catechesis that confirms that in the Incarnation, God actually becomes flesh in our Lord Jesus Christ.


“To the deny the incarnation is a serious heresy that not only misunderstands Jesus, but misunderstands the nature of the faith as well. For if Jesus came in the flesh, if the Word become flesh, then so also must our faith be fleshly. We cannot reduce it to mere ideas. Those ideas, and all doctrine must bear real fruit in our lives that extends to the created and material word, to actual deeds in space and time. Our faith has to become flesh.”