The entire scene is cradled in the hands of God the Creator, who holds all things together in tender and loving care.
“I love this Father’s face!” Fr. Ruberval exclaimed in our correspondence regarding this image. I had initially assumed the image to be the face of Christ.
Let us take time to ponder God’s work in the Holy Spirit, and to meditate on Mr. Swanson’s vision of a world re-energized in which all people work together for peace.
The communion of saints includes those believers alive now on earth, those undergoing purification in purgatory, and those already in the presence of God in heaven.