Where We Got the Bible: The Development of the Canon

Originally posted on Fr Stephen Smuts:
A podcast by Dr Michael Barber, well worth listening to: In this podcast I cover the story of how we got the Bible–specifically, we look at way the Canon of Scripture was formed? Below you’ll find the pdf of notes and outline for the material covered. You can follow along…

Today’s Saint: St Thomas Aquinas, Priest & Doctor of the Church

The Angelic Doctor St. Thomas Aquinas, priest and doctor of the Church, patron of all universities and of students. He was born toward the end of the year 1226. He was the son of Landulph, Count of Aquino, who, when St. Thomas was five years old, placed him under the care of the Benedictines of…

Wednesday Lent II: Statio ad St Caeciliam

Look upon Thy people with favor, we beseech Thee, O Lord, and grant that they whom Thou dost command to abstain from food may also cease from baneful vices. Through Jesus Christ our Lord… The Station is at the church of St. Cecelia where the Saint lived and was martyred and where her body now rests. The first church…