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Possessed by the devil, they did not understand anything…

The Fathers of the Second Council of Constantinople, that is. “As we said earlier, I repeat once more: If anyone preaches to you a gospel contrary to what you have received, let him be accursed. Since the Lord declares that the … Continue reading

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Poor students make for poor teachers…

“Studying fundamental theology is one of the most boring things on earth.” @pontifex to me this morning #reevaluatinglifechoices — Michael Rogers, SJ (@mrogerssj) February 17, 2014 Francis Speaks, Scalfari Transcribes, Brandmüller Shreds As a Church historian, the German cardinal refutes … Continue reading

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Your somewhat daily Summa… #Aquinas #theology

Read the following from Aquinas’ Summa theologiae and then challenge yourself to i) rebut each objection and ii) articulate your own explanation of the truth, before reading how St. Thomas does so. ST I-II, q. 71, a. 2. — Whether vice is contrary to nature? … Continue reading

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Your somewhat daily Summa…

Read the following from Aquinas’ Summa theologiae and then challenge yourself to i) rebut each objection and ii) articulate your own explanation of the truth, before reading how St. Thomas does so. III, q. I, a. 1 – “Is it fitting for God … Continue reading

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Plop! Plop! Fizz-fizz!

2. … [Today we] find [preachers of the Word] more numerous perhaps than they have ever been before. … [Yet if] We examine the state of public and private morals, the constitutions and laws of nations, We shall find that there is a … Continue reading

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Χριστὸς ἀνέστη! (Khristós Anésti!)

Ἀληθῶς ἀνέστη! (Alithós Anésti!) My wife and joked last night that, while Christ rose from death last night, we’d have to wait until this morning to do so. Handling two infants under three years old for the entire Easter vigil, a … Continue reading

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A brief argument against sola Scriptura…

“16 He that heareth you, heareth me; and he that despiseth you, despiseth me; and he that despiseth me, despiseth him that sent me. 17 And the seventy-two returned with joy, saying: Lord, the devils also are subject to us … Continue reading

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