Dr. Jeffrey Froula

About Dr. Jeffrey Froula

Jeffrey Froula is Assistant Professor of Moral Theology at St. Patrick's Seminary and University in Menlo Park, California. He received his doctorate from Ave Maria University in Florida. His doctoral dissertation focused on hope as a Christocentric virtue in the theology of St. Thomas Aquinas.

Hope: A Virtue for Our Time

Faith, hope, and charity are the three theological virtues — the three virtues that direct us immediately and rightly to God Himself.[1. St. Thomas Aquinas says that the theological virtues are called “Theological” for three reasons: God is … [Read more...]

Lumen Fidei and the Revelation of God’s Love as the Foundation of Our Faith

Introduction In his encyclical letter, Lumen Fidei, Pope Francis greatly emphasizes the importance of believing in God’s love for us. The prominence of this theme is indicated by the title of the encyclical’s first chapter, "We Have Bel … [Read more...]