Tag Archives: St. Thomas Aquinas

The #1 Reason the Catholic Church Won’t Support Same-Sex Marriage…

It’s quite simple, actually. Oh, you won’t see the reason talked about by folks using rational thinking towards an irrational people. Advertisements

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For the Pause That Refreshes: Thoughts of the Desert Fathers on Living In Harmony

  A while back, I shared some brief thoughts on God by St. Augustine and a lesser know Dominican named Luis de Granada. Short passages they may have been, but they were formulated from swimming in deep waters. The same … Continue reading

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For Mind Blowing, Franciscan Thoughts, on the Incarnation by Bl. John Duns Scotus UPDATED

What follows is a republished version of a post I ran on Christmas day in the Year of Our Lord, 2012. I’ll even leave the comments  that were published from thoughtful readers at that time. Enjoy! Merry Christmas, everyone! On … Continue reading

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For Blessed John Duns Scotus’s Thoughts On The Immaculate Conception

Last Christmas, I shared what I called mind blowing thoughts of Blessed Duns Scotus on the Incarnation. Yesterday, though, was the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and Blessed Duns Scotus is a big reason why, … Continue reading

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For The Divine Mercy: A Novena (Day 2, Holy Saturday)

Admittedly, I jumped into this novena at the last minute. But do you see the words at the bottom of the Divine Mercy portrait? Jesus I Trust in You. Just so, I trust that suitable complementary material on the Divine … Continue reading

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A Reminder: Why the Bishops Stand Against the HHS Mandate

To see the future of the USCCB’s discussion of the HHS Mandate, we need to turn back to the both the recent and the distant past. Just last year, on March 14th, 2012, the Bishops published a paper entitled, United … Continue reading

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Whom Shall We Obey? (The Quotable St. Thomas Aquinas)

Source: The Aquinas Catechism; Acts 5:29.

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For this Hymn by St. Thomas Aquinas (Zion, To Thy Savior Singing)

I am late in coming around to an appreciation of St. Thomas Aquinas. As the old saw goes, better late than never. Jacques Maritain’s book The Peasant of the Garonne has pointed me towards learning more about this Doctor of … Continue reading

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Capital vs. Labor and the Ruling Class vs. the Rest of Us = the Same Thing

Folks are starting to take notice of this development. Catholic social teaching has always noticed it, especially since the time St. Thomas Aquinas was writing his summas.  And the Church has been outspoken about just wages and the dignity of … Continue reading

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University of Tennessee to Freedom From Religion Foundation: Continue to Pray, We Shall UPDATED

  My local news outlet has the skinny, hot off the wire. The University of Tennessee is standing by its stance that its time honored ritual of praying before each football home game does not violates the constitution. Last week, … Continue reading

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