A Catholic Rose
St. Alphonsus Liguori tells us that in order to sacrifice a victim, one must have power over its life; since God is the only one to have such power over his Divine Son who is the Victim in the unbloody Sacrifice of the Mass, it is a duly ordained priest invested with divine authority who approaches the altar of sacrifice. By praying in union with Jesus – principal priest – in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, he thus begins the Mass declaring that he of.............
"You are Peter, and on this Rock *I* will build MY Church." The Church as the Body of Christ is always visible, and the successor of St. Peter is still at the very least a priest and a pastor, chosen by Christ, but who possesses the fullness of the priesthood. The Church isn't "ours"; it belongs to Christ, and it exists for Christ's sake. And it is He who builds it through the Sacraments, wherein our lives are being sanctified and conformed to Him. We also are no Church without Him.
Bright Pink with Roses #24Religious
Bright Pink with Roses #24Religious This is a two-tier cake design iced in buttercream and accented with our popular swirl and polka dots. The top is beautifully decorated with buttercream roses. A rosary is piped on and lays over the top for the perfect religious appeal.