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It has been going on ever since the Protestant Reformation in 1517, five hundred years ago. The bible verses in question are when Paul says that we also believe in Christ Jesus, that we may be justified by the faith of Christ and not by the works of the law (Gal 2:16), and when James […]
St. Thomas More, patron saint of civil servants, statesmen, and politicians, lived a life of moral courage. A 15th-16th century saint, More was poet, author, lawyer, scholar, and Lord Chancellor in the British monarchy during Henry VIII’s scandal-ridden reign. For adhering to his Catholic faith, and silently refusing to acknowledge King Henry’s divorces and marriages, […]
Every Sunday at Mass, after the priest gives his homily, we all stand up to recite the Nicene Creed and profess, among other things, that Jesus “suffered death and was buried and rose again on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures.” At first glance this line may seem simple enough, but what does […]
In his book, Church Militant Field Manual, Father Richard Heilman relates the Soldier’s Creed of the United States Army. “I am disciplined, physically and mentally tough, trained and proficient in my warrior tasks and drills.” Military discipline, that which aids these warriors in protecting their country, demands a dogged dedication to developing their strength in […]
Since my first encounter with Ignatian Spirituality years ago, I have spent a lot time both intrigued and mystified by it. As is often the case with Catholic prayers, much of the material explaining these spiritual exercises retain the language originally used by Ignatius. While this may be appreciated by those who already understand Ignatius […]