From the May/June, 2016 issue of Touchstone
The Light in the Darkness by Patrick Henry Reardon

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The Light in the Darkness

When, on the occasion of the arrest of Peter and John, the Church assembled to pray, a chief component in the prayer was the second psalm. That psalm was chosen, obviously, because it spoke of a collusion of God's enemies against his Messiah: "The kings of the earth rise up and the princes come together against the Lord and against his Anointed One." In the arrest of her two notable apostles, the Church recognized the very collusion described in the psalm: "For tru . . .


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