O Death Where is thy Sting?
The Biblical Roots of the Paschal Homily
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St. John Chrysostom’s renowned Paschal homily, proclaimed during the celebration of Pascha each year, helps us grasp the great mystery enunciated when we sing: “Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death, and to those in the tombs, bestowing life!” Join us as we study the rich Biblical background of this powerful text.
Rev. Sebastian Carnazzo, PhD
Rev. Sebastian Carnazzo (PhD, Catholic University of America) has taught Sacred Scripture for many institutions, including Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary of the Fraternity of St. Peter, St. Patrick's Seminary of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, and Christendom College, and is now the pastor of St. Elias Melkite Catholic Church in San Jose, CA (steliasmelkite.org). He is a frequent speaker on pilgrimages to the Holy Land and is the author of the book Seeing Blood and Water: A Narrative-critical Study of John 19:34.