Jesus Christ: Priest, Prophet, and King

These three terms: priest, prophet, and king, have come to symbolize the threefold mission and office of Christ Jesus and his Church ... we do not merely imply that he holds these offices, but that he is sent to publicly manifest the powers … [Read more...]

Holy Communion: Sharing in the Threefold Munus of the Divine Gladiator

The Church early on espoused munus to designate the triple character or office of the God-Man, Jesus Christ: he is at the same time Priest, Prophet and King or Shepherd. Gladiators fighting to the death; Christ's glorious resurrection … [Read more...]