The Power of the Holy Name

Posted January 3, 2018 11:04 pm by John Paul Meenan, Editor

The Power of the Holy Name

The memorial of the Holy Name of Jesus dates back to the early modern period, just after the Middle Ages, a devotion popularized, along with that of the Sacred Heart, in the 14th century by saints such as Bernardine of Siena (+1444).
The power of the holy name derives from the One who Whom it was given, by  command of the angel Gabriel:  The eternal and divine Logos of God Himself.
The Hebraic name Ye-Shua, which in Romance languages becomes Jesus, literally means ‘YHWH saves’, signifying that Christ is the very same God of the Old Testament, Who appeared to Moses, led

Read more ... https://catholicinsight.com/category/editors-corner/

Send this to a friend