The Latin word lōrīca originally meant “armor” or “breastplate.” The title is taken from St. Patrick’s Breastplate, written in 433 A.D.
Episode 87 - The Family is made holy in the Temple
January 13, 2020
The family becomes a true reflection of the divine society only in as much as they flourish in the Church, otherwise they can become a stumbling block to salvation. Jesus makes it clear in this story that his earthly mother has no rights over him which are at odds with His heavenly Father. The family is a sacramental union of divine life but only if it is subservient to the Church, to the Family of God in the Spirit.