(written in 1948) Mr. Daniel Sargent has written a classic biography called Thomas More . If anyone should know about Utopia, it would be Sargent.
(taken from The Catechism Explained ) When we say, “I believe in the Holy Catholic Church,” we are not speaking of the material church, the place in which we faithful unite to pay God that tribute of love, honor, and … Continue reading
Today’s skeptics, who seem to reject something traditional just because it’s traditional, cannot sit still during the holy season of Christmas without mocking the notion that Christ would have been born on December 25th. If it were just the unbelievers … Continue reading
Those who have only read the Fathers of the Church in the brief extracts from their works, which are so often cited, can have no idea of the amplitude and magnificence with which they extol the praises of the Mother … Continue reading
When Our Lord was asked: “Master, which is the great commandment in the law? He replied: “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with thy whole heart, and with thy whole soul, and with thy whole mind.” The triumphant answer … Continue reading
Infallibility: What does it mean? The word itself means exactly what the dictionary tells us, “incapability of error or deception.” Interestingly enough, no person on the face of the earth, except the Vicar of Christ, would dare insist on such … Continue reading
Of all the “churches” calling themselves “Christian,” can any one of them irrefutably claim to be the Church founded by Jesus Christ? Does any conform to the clear, precise terms by which this Church of Christ is described in Holy … Continue reading
Throughout the Acts the name and deeds of St. Peter stand out, giving clear proof that from the very beginning he was regarded as the chief Apostle, the one appointed as the head of the Church. Not only is the … Continue reading
In reply to the question concerning the salvation of aborted infants by virtue of a vicarious “baptism of desire” on the part of their parents or by “baptism of blood” on either their part or “on the part of the … Continue reading
This is a scriptural outline of those passages which most explicitly affirm the divinity of Our Lord Jesus Christ and His equality or consubstantiality with God the Father. The schematic was designed to aid students in a course in Christology, … Continue reading
(James Kent Stone is an English convert) (First Published in 1870) The Church at the Council of Constantinople declared concerning herself that she is One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic. These are not only her essential qualities, but her outward and … Continue reading
Imprimatur: Michael Augustine, Archbishop of New York I. MY DEARLY BELOVED CHRISTIANS: From these words of our Divine Savior it has already been proved to you, that faith is necessary for salvation and without faith there is no salvation; without … Continue reading
Editors Introduction: Father Müller, a heroic, learned, and orthodox Redemptorist Priest, was the 19th century Father Feeney. His book The Catholic Dogma, from which we here extract the entire third chapter, is an excellent defense of Extra Ecclesiam Nulla Salus. … Continue reading
We live in an age that has largely lost its sense of sin. Conduct that would have invited public scorn and repudiation in holier and saner eras earns fame and fortune today.
There is a doctrine so diabolical, so sinister and wicked that it deserves, in this author’s opinion, a unique claim to the name “The Devil’s Doctrine.” This teaching is sheer poison to the soul which embraces it.