"To make a sin mortal, three things are necessary: a grievous matter, sufficient reflection, and full consent of the will."
The knowledge of God’s essence, the infused intelligible species, and the acquired phantasms all flow harmoniously within the knowledge of Christ. The efficient cause of humanity’s perfection maintains his human perfection.
13 excellent videos from a faithful, young, and vibrant community of Dominican men. St. Dominic, pray for us.
"[Liturgy] cannot spring from imagination, our own creativity - then it would remain just a cry in the dark or mere self affirmation." - Cardinal Ratzinger
Humility is a virtue which we all ought to develop to bring ourselves in greater conformity with Christ as we seek "to temper and restrain the mind, lest it tend to high things immoderately."
In 2009, Bergoglio said that extreme poverty and the "unjust economic structures that give rise to great inequalities" are violations of human rights and that social debt is "immoral, unjust and illegitimate."
“Our observance of liturgical law is a fundamental expression of love of Christ and of the Church.” - Cardinal Burke, Divine Love Made Flesh
"And I will place on his should the key of the house of David; he shall open, and none shall shut; and he shall shut, and none shall open. And I will fasten him like a peg in a sure place, and he will become a throne of honor to his father’s house."
"Abstinence laws consider that meat comes only from animals such as chickens, cows, sheep or pigs --- all of which live on land."
Listers with the announcement of Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation, we wanted to share with you part of his lasting legacy as a theologian and teacher. In the history of the popes, it is hard to find anyone as easy to read and understand. His writings are, moreover, a beautiful blend of timeless and timely teaching, and...