Where We Got the Bible: The Development of the Canon

Very interesting and well worth a listen! I always think it useful to remember that the Bible as we know it came to us from the Church’s Tradition i.e. from the Tradition of the Church was the Bible codified and by those very same folk who confirmed and established the core Christian doctrines in those…

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…