I love the Council of Trent. It’s probably my favourite council. It synthesized medieval theology, reformed so many abuses, and set the Catholic Church’s course for the next four hundred […]
You know what you don’t except to hear when you listen to a podcast from Bethel Church, a charismatic megachurch with its own School for Supernatural Ministry? St Irenaeus’ theology […]
Jesus is judged by Pilate and the mob for us. Jesus is scourged for us. Jesus is crowned with thorns for us.
Below is a guest post from Yvonne, one of my oldest and dearest friends. An Evangelical Christian, Yvonne has taught me more about love, patience and fighting the good fight […]
The Prayer to St Michael is a prayer for spiritual protection. It was part of the “Leonine Prayers” that were prayed after Mass from 1886 to 1964. Pope John Paul […]
‘Love is strong as death,’ since Christ’s love is the death of death. For this reason he says: ‘Death, I shall be your death; hell, I shall grip you fast.’ […]
The Anima Christi (Latin: Soul of Christ) was composed by someone sometime in the Middle Ages. It was attributed much later to St Ignatius of Loyola and taught to me by my […]
Praying to Saints was one of the very few things about Catholicism that never really bothered me, even at my most fiercely Protestant. The idea that Catholics worship the Saints […]