The Word Among Us

Easter 2024 Issue

We Will Be Like Christ

The Glory of Our Resurrected Bodies

By: Fr. Mike Schmitz

We Will Be Like Christ: The Glory of Our Resurrected Bodies by Fr. Mike Schmitz

One time, when I was in the seminary, I came home to visit my family for the weekend and noticed a children’s book on my bed. My mom had just gone to a funeral where they had read this book. She thought that since I was going to celebrate a lot of funerals once I was ordained, I might find it helpful. So she bought me a copy.

I opened it up and started flipping through the pages. It said things like, “In the next place, after I die, I’ll be peaceful.”...


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