In his weekly column for the Washington DC Archdiocesan website, Monsignor Charles Pope raises the question of the meaning of the word used by Saints Matthew and Luke in the petition for “our daily bread” in the Our Father prayer.
Yesterday, Thursday, April 12, 2012, a notice was posted on the Vatican Information Service (VIS) blog, announcing that the Pontifical Biblical Commission is soon to take up the subject “Inspiration and Truth in the Bible.” Here is the full text … Continue reading
The divinity of Our Lord and Savior is manifestly evident in every page of the four Gospels and most especially so in that of Saint John: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the … Continue reading
John Bergsma, The Sacred Page: By far the most interesting session at the recent Society of Biblical Literature Congress in San Francisco was one I wandered into by chance. Read the rest here.
John Heschmeyer, of Shameless Popery website, has written an excellent summation of the scriptural proofs that clearly demonstrate that our Savior was the only-Begotten Son of Mary and that the disciples who are referred to as “his brethren” are His … Continue reading
Reading in the Book of Acts about the events of Pentecost, three physical things accentuate the spiritual. In fact, without them, the coming of the Holy Ghost upon the Apostles would be impossible to imagine, being, as we are, creatures … Continue reading
No matter who says otherwise, the prophesy of Isaias predicted that a virgin, not merely “a young girl,” would conceive and bear a son! Read the following, from Brother Francis, for insights on the matter (emphasis mine): At the direction … Continue reading
The Bible teaches that Christ had ambassadors or agents (His bishops and priests) who represent Him in this world. 2 Cor. 5:20: For Christ therefore we are ambassadors, God as it were exhorting you, be reconciled to God. 1 Cor. … Continue reading
Without dwelling overmuch on introductory niceties, let us consider one of the burning questions of our day. The very urgency of the issue for contemporary humanity compels me to an uncustomary haste and precipitousness. Naturally, you’ve all figured out the … Continue reading
What follows is excerpted from Sandro Magister’s The Inconvenient Memoirs of Cardinal Biffi, which, in turn, excerpted from the recently updated version of the Cardinal’s book. If I might add a word to those of His Eminence, I will limit … Continue reading
Vladimir Soloviev gives this wonderful meditation on the Petrine office in Russia and the Universal Church (reprinted as The Russian Church and the Papacy). He is writing about St. Peter’s being made the Rock of the Church by our Lord … Continue reading
[Taken from The History of the Passion, Fr. James Groenings, SJ. Imprimatur: Archbishop Glennon, Jan. , 1908.] The first word of Christ on the cross concerned His enemies, who, however, instead of being converted, continued to offend Him. They, indeed, … Continue reading