The basis, and much of the content, of Ecclesiastical Latin is to be found in the vernacular speech of the Roman people of which but little survives in literature.
The three simplest words in the Latin language proclaim the great miracle of the empty tomb and Christ's defeat of death.
It is no light question, brethren, that meets us in the Gospel of the blessed John, when he says: “When Jesus had thus said, He was troubled in spirit, and testified, and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, that one of you shall betray me.”
The late Fr. Laurence Shapcote, OP translates doctrina as "knowledge." The newer edition of the Summa from the Aquinas Institute revises this translation from "knowledge" to "teaching." So what is doctrina and what does it mean?
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St. Ambrose The Gospel reading for All Saints is Matthew 5:1-12a, the Beatitudes. Here’s how a host of Church Fathers reflect on the first few verses: By not choosing His seat in the city, and the market place, but on a mountain in a desert...
Three readings on today's Gospel from Sts. Jerome, Hilary, and Thomas Aquinas.
Catholic Readings on Sunday's Gospel, Parable of the Marriage Feast