Crucifix or Cross?

Dear Theologika, Why do Catholics typically have a crucifix in their homes and churches rather than crosses? Just Wondering Dear Wondering, For Catholics, the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus are all part of the mystery of salvation, the Paschal Mystery. No part...

What does “incarnate” or “incarnation” mean?

Dear Theologika, In the new translation of the Nicene Creed at Mass we say that Word of God “became incarnate of the virgin Mary.” What does “incarnate” or “incarnation” mean? Puzzled Dear Puzzled, The answer to your question is laid out in two passages from...