The Transmission of Faith is Always a Communal, Ecclesial Event

Posted April 25, 2017 10:28 pm by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB

The Transmission of Faith is Always a Communal, Ecclesial Event

Third Sunday of Easter, Year A – April 30th, 2017
Today’s first reading from the Acts of the Apostles (2:14, 22b-33) presents us with the first of six discourses (along with Acts 3:12-26; 4:8-12; 5:29-32; 10:34-43; 13:16-41) dealing with the Resurrection of Jesus and its Messianic significance. Five of these are attributed to Peter; the final one to Paul. We may call these discourses in Acts the kerygma, the Greek word for “proclamation” (1 Corinthians 15:11). In this first of Peter’s discourses we can distinguish an introduction and two parts: in the first part (2:16-21) he is explaining that the Messianic

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