A Temptation: The Cult of Personality

Posted February 5, 2017 9:30 am by Rev. Jerry J. Pokorsky

A Temptation: The Cult of Personality

By the grace-filled cooperation of individuals within the organization called “the Catholic Church,” we come to know Jesus Christ and His Way. The Church has no army divisions; no tanks; no hellfire missiles; just Christ, His Mystical Body, Sacraments, and saving message.
In a sense, the “Cult of Jesus” is the only authentic “cult of person” in all human history. All other “cults of person” (to distinguish from the Person of Christ, call them “cults of personality”), when not resisted, easily become forms of narcissism.
The Incarnation has logical consequences. If God truly became man and dwelt among us, it means He is a man

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