“Speak, Mary, Declaring What You Saw, Wayfaring”

Musings on a Funeral Procession

“By means of the funeral rites, it has been the practice of the Church, as a tender mother, not simply to commend the dead to God but also to raise high the hope of its children and to give witness to its own faith in the future r … [Read more...]

Teaching the Faith: Contributions from Thomas Aquinas

God's love, mediated through the articles of faith, is a communication of God's love speaking to us. Those who hear, and cling to the merciful speech of God, in faith, are the ones who attain this saving knowledge.   "But when the Son of M … [Read more...]