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.
If we want to be spiritual, then, let us first of all live our lives. Let us not fear the responsibilities and the inevitable distractions of the work appointed for us by the will of God.
The three simplest words in the Latin language proclaim the great miracle of the empty tomb and Christ's defeat of death.
St. Thomas Aquinas's major works of theology remain widely read and discussed, but his homilies and academic sermons are neglected.
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.”
We are celebrating our Lord’s passion; it is the season for sighing and weeping, the season for making confession and supplication. Yet who among us is capable of shedding tears in proportion to such immense sorrow?
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Herbert McCabe, OP paired his love of St. Thomas Aquinas with a keen interest in the philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein.
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St. Thomas' greatness, and incidentally his timeliness, consists precisely in the fact that a real “ism” cannot properly be attached to him.
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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Adeste fideles læti triumphantes,
Venite, venite in Bethlehem.
A few years ago, I was fortunate enough to see the oldest surviving Christmas tree in the world...
Quotations on Christmas from St. Aelred of Rievaulx, St. Augustine, The Catholic Encyclopedia, and St. Gregory of Nyssa.
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Studying the Bible, for me, is a lot like cooking a fine dinner for family and friends.
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Why did Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI promulgate Anglicanorum Coetibus?
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...
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Three readings on today's Gospel from Sts. Jerome, Hilary, and Thomas Aquinas.
Catholic Readings on Sunday's Gospel, Parable of the Marriage Feast
The battering-ram of affection which shakes faith must be beaten back by the wall of the Gospel...