The Resurrection is the greatest of Christ's miracles because all He taught and did is confirmed by it and depends upon it. He promised to rise from the dead and without the fulfillment of that promise we could not believe in Him.
"We call that day good on which Christ died because by His death He showed His great love for man, and purchased for him every blessing."
"[H]aving forbidden all unlawful marriage, and all unseemly practice, and the union of women with women and men with men..."
How can Christ call out "My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?" if he has the grace of Beatific Knowledge?
"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."