I have another unpopular complaint to make. The old-fashioned hatred of heresy is becoming scarce.
It has long been our opinion at Saint Benedict Center that a thorough understanding of the twenty-one Ecumenical Councils of the Church would be a great inspiration to Catholics. Especially is this true today when we are laboring to preserve … Continue reading
[Saint Kateri was canonized by Pope Benedict XVI on October 21, 2012. This piece was written when she was yet a blessed.] The Church says anyone can be a saint if he cooperates with the graces God gives him. And … Continue reading
(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
Keeping the faith in our day is no mean accomplishment. In the United States we have so far been spared from such religious persecutions as have recently broken out in many European countries, but we must not on that account … Continue reading
Editor Introduction: We borrow from a supplement to #78 of Approaches , the following translation of a profession of faith by twenty-five priests from the diocese of Campos, Brazil, issued on Easter of this year, 1982. We bless these courageous … Continue reading
This article consists of a few loose ends: (1) a book review, (2) a letter to an editor, and (3) another book review. All are closely related in subject matter. 1. A Book Review The Incarnation and Hilton’s Spirituality, by … Continue reading
One of the common objections that we hear concerning the Dogma is this one: What about all those ignorant natives in the wilderness (or in a desert, or an island; or in Tibet, or China or Siberia. . .) who … Continue reading