December 15, 2018

Tag - Church

My Faith Has Been Weakened

I grew up thinking the Holy Catholic Church may have been something that it wasn’t.  I also understand that there is no such thing as a perfect institution or organization in today’s world, even the Catholic Church, but I had a respect for the...

Describing the Church

In the first chapter of Lumen Gentium, the fathers of the Second Vatican Council noted that “To carry out the will of the Father, Christ inaugurated the Kingdom of heaven on earth and revealed to us the mystery of that kingdom. The Church, or...

Stimulating Catholic Intellects

Ambrose Bierce, a master of insightful wit, once defined the term Scriptures as “the sacred books of our holy religion, as distinguished from the false and profane writings on which all other faiths are based.” The sly implication that no religion...