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This painting of Jesus ascending into Heaven is by John Singleton Copley (1738-1815), and it is in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts.12 After the priests had assembled with the elders, they devised a plan to give a large sum of money to the soldiers, 13 telling them, “You must say, ‘His disciples came by night and stole him away while we were asleep.’ 14 If this comes to the governor’s ears, we will satisfy him and keep you out of trouble.” 15 So they took the money and did as they were directed. And this story is still told among the Jews to this day.

The Spirit of Truth is the Holy Spirit, the third person of the Holy Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.15 “If you love me, you will keep my commandments. 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you forever. 17 This is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, because he abides with you, and he will be in you.

The Statue of Our Lady of Fatima is based on the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary to three shepherd children at Fatima, Portugal in 1917.For the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal (the first apparition was on May 13, 1917), Pope Francis has decided to grant a plenary indulgence opportunity throughout the entire anniversary year, which began November 27, 2016, and will end on November 26, 2017.

This is the logo for the Mass Mob Movement in the Archdiocese of Saint Louis to promote Mass attendance at old, historic churches.The “Mass Mob” is a popular movement in the Archdiocese of Saint Louis to remind the community of the city’s many historic and beautiful churches. People of every faith are welcome to attend a Catholic Mass and worship together in unity.

Joseph takes Jesus and Mary and flees with his family to Egypt to escape Herod who wants to kill the newborn King of the Jews.17 If you invoke as Father the one who judges all people impartially according to their deeds, live in reverent fear during the time of your exile. 18 You know that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your ancestors, not with perishable things like silver or gold, 19 but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without defect or blemish.

Close up of the first Divine Mercy painting, created in 1934 by Eugeniusz Kazimirowski, based on the request of Saint Faustina Kowalska and her confessor Rev. Michael Sopocko.Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who are being protected by the power of God through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

Jesus Christ instituted the priesthood and the Eucharist at the Last Supper.26 While they were eating, Jesus took a loaf of bread, and after blessing it he broke it, gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take, eat; this is my body.” 27 

The Lord spoke to the Prophet Ezekiel and told him that He, the Lord, will open the graves and give people new life and a new spirit.The hand of the Lord came upon me, and he brought me out by the spirit of the Lord and set me down in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones. He led me all around them; there were very many lying in the valley, and they were very dry. He said to me, “Mortal, can these bones live?” I answered, “O Lord God, you know.” Then he said to me, “Prophesy to these bones, and say to them:

The angel Gabriel reveals to the Blessed Virgin Mary what God's plans are for her.26 And in the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, 27 to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. 28 And he came to her and said, “Hail, full of grace! The Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women.”

In this original artwork from the Missionaries of the Holy Family, Mary and Joseph exchange wedding vows.18 Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. 19 Her husband Joseph, being a righteous man and unwilling to expose her to public disgrace, planned to dismiss her quietly. 20 But just when he had resolved to do this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said: