"The floor of hell is paved with the skulls of bishops." - St. Athanasius, Council of Nicaea, AD 325 attributed.
The sacraments are an essential element to the birth, growth, and transformation of every Catholic believer. We are in some way affected by each of these sacraments every day of our lives.
The question Is lust a sin? seems absurd, but by asking these questions and answering them in thomistic fullness the Angelic Doctor is able to lead us into profound observations.
Articulating our gratitude and both intellectual and emotional response to the literal body, blood, soul, and divinity of the Second Person of the Trinity is a daunting if not impossible task for most of us. Thankfully, the gifted mind of the Catholic Church's Common Doctor St. Thomas Aquinas has given us his expression and attempt...
In this stream of thought, I am going to list 7 quotes from the man who possibly saved my marriage before I even met my husband.
1. Rejoice Ye Angels: 19 More Rosary Quotes “Never will anyone who says his Rosary every day become a formal heretic or be led astray by the devil.” Saint Louis de Montfort “The Rosary is a powerful weapon to put the demons to flight and to keep oneself from sin…If you desire peace in your...
"And thus it can be understood that in the 19th century, when the incompatibility of modern reason and faith was strongly declared, Pope Leo XIII pointed to St Thomas as a guide in the dialogue between them."
One of the most misunderstood aspects of our Catholic faith is our fascination and devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Listers, brass is mistaken for gold more easily than clay.1 It is easy to say the heathens and Hitlers of the world need Christ and His Church, but what of the Protestants? Are they saved because they worship Christ or is their Christ more a personalized term than a person? Are we prepared to critique...
“If it is impossible to separate what God has united, it is also certain that you cannot find Jesus except with Mary and through Mary.” - St. Pius X
"Our apostles also knew, through our Lord Jesus Christ, that there would be strife on account of the office of the episcopate. For this reason, therefore... they appointed those [ministers] already mentioned, and afterwards gave instructions, that when these should fall asleep, other approved men should succeed them in their ministry."
"Uphold St Thomas Aquinas as one of the highest teachers of the Church".
Many people undervalue the genre of fiction because fiction is often misconstrued as purely a method of entertainment.
8 quotes by various Popes explaining the power and necessity of the Rosary in the Catholic life.
“Never will anyone who says his Rosary every day become a formal heretic or be led astray by the devil.”
Saint Louis de Montfort
"Charity may be a very short word, but with its tremendous meaning of pure love, it sums up man's entire relation to God and to his neighbor." - St Aelred of Rievaulx
"I saw souls falling into hell like snowflakes." - St. Teresa of Avila
"The state is not itself the source of truth and morality [...] Nor can it produce truth via the majority."
"Holy Scripture is a stream in which the elephant may swim and the lamb may wade."
Pope St. Gregory
An unjust law is no law at all - we will not and cannot not comply.