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Is a Necessitous Faith a True Faith?

At a recent talk, Irish-born theologian Dr. Thomas Groome lamented that ours is a “tough time for faith”. We have moved from what he called a Transcendent Worldview, which encourages faith, to a modern Immanent Worldview, which discourages faith. He… Continue Reading →

The Perils of Contextual Theology

Christian theology is in crisis. According to theologian Peter C. Phan, forces internal and external to the Church have culminated to a point where “drastically divergent answers are given to such fundamental issues as the nature of God, the role… Continue Reading →

Sacred Versus Secular

Maintaining Society by Virtue or by Force

A sermon from 2004 on the passions that fuel a society. In the previous sermon Father speaks more on the individual. In this he speaks on the society as a whole and uses historical examples of what the society was… Continue Reading →

Be Not Afraid (Unless There’s a Really Bad Cold Going Around)

The Church Has Abandoned Her Flock

When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Feed my lambs.”… Continue Reading →

Spiritual Act of Communion

For those of us who aren’t able to participate in the celebration of the Mass in person. You can buy the above prayer cards here.

Pope Francis Gets Everything Wrong in Push For Global Wealth Redistribution

In a speech to the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, Pope Francis called for global wealth redistribution through taxation as a way to fight social injustice. Throughout the speech, the Pontiff made several claims that fly in the face of… Continue Reading →

SPEECH BY HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO PARTICIPANTS IN THE “NEW FORMS OF SOLIDARITY” SEMINAR ORGANIZED BY THE PONTIFICAL ACADEMY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

Ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon. I want to express my gratitude for this meeting. Let us take advantage of this new beginning of the year to build bridges, bridges that favor the development of a solidarity look from banks, finances, governments and… Continue Reading →

St. Thomas Aquinas: Do No Harm

An immensely influential philosopher, theologian, and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism, he is also known within the latter as the Doctor Angelicus and the Doctor Communis. The name Aquinas identifies his ancestral origins in the county of Aquino in present-day Lazio, Italy. He was the foremost classical proponent of natural theology and the… Continue Reading →

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