Sola Which Scriptura? Of Asterisks, Additions, and Authority

I would not believe in the Gospel, had not the authority of the Catholic Church already moved me.
 ~ St. Augustine

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An Embarrassment of Rich(ard)s: My Quest for a Namesake

The patron saint provides a model of charity;
we are assured of his intercession (CCC 2156)

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Respect for the Dead: Here’s a Way to Normalize It for Kids

It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood.
~ Fred Rogers

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Shopping for a Protestant Bible

The idea of the unity of God’s people is profoundly based in Scripture.
~ Pontifical Biblical Commission

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Glorious Exposure: Of Moses’ Horns, St. Jerome, and the Last Judgment

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All those who love must be known sooner or later as they are, without pretense, their souls stripped bare.
 ~ Caryll Houselander

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The End is in Sight: The Four Last Things

Blessed those who shall find themselves in Thy most holy will,
For the second death shall do them no ill.
~ St. Francis of Assisi

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A Pivotal 4×4: Of Marks of the Church and Last Things

Christ made his Church thus; it can never be otherwise.
Frank Sheed

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Of Driving Lessons, Fatherhood, and the Moral Life

Conversion to Christ does not automatically make us virtuous.
~ Frank Sheed

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Those Empty Pews: Thoughts on Mass Attendance

We always offer the same Lamb, not one today and another tomorrow, but always the same one. For this reason the sacrifice is always only one.
~ St. John Chrysostom

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The Gift of Listening: Of Cursors, Nurses, and Amazon A.I.

“The driver is delivering a package, and it’s an elderly lady. And they, you know, talk a little bit.”
~ Cem Sibay

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