The liturgical custom is one of the oldest, dating back to the 4th century. Before celebrating every Mass the priest (and deacon) approach the altar and kiss it. To some this practice seems rather odd, as altars are material objects of stone or wood and don’t seem to warrant any particular reverence. What is […]
This is a commonly misunderstood by other Christian Denomination Catholic do not pray to Mary we ask Mary to pray for us. If you see a Catholic while praying what will you hear before the end of his prayer? A Catholic will say a St. Mary, pray for us, St. Michael pray for us etc. […]
The Sacramentine Sisters of Don Orione in Santiago, Chile. By Barbara Bustamante Santiago, Chile, Jul 25, 2017 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- This Aug. 15 will mark 90 years since the Sacramentine Sisters of Don Orione were founded to offer something very particular for the salvation of the world: their blindness. They are a community […]
I don’t wear the crucifix as a mark of my morality. It’s a mark of my sin that my God died for. My God even loves a sinner like me. It doesn’t make what I do right. I identify as someone for whom Jesus died.
This image speaks volumes about the priesthood. This photo speaks volumes: A priest, knocked to the ground as he was distributing Communion, who uses the strength he has left to gather the hosts and particles of the Eucharist that had fallen to the floor. The picture was taken by an eyewitness who was at the […]
Protestant Differences are Only on those “Unnecessary” issues and doctrines? Answer: I don’t agree! I will give you examples. Si Martin Luther na ama ng reformation at founder ng protestantismo ay naniniwala sa real presence ni Cristo sa Eucharistia. Pero para kay Calvin ito ay “Mystical presence” lamang. For Zwingli ang Eucharistia ay symbolical […]
THE GREAT SCHISM (1378-1418) Nature of the Great Schism. – After the seventy years of the Babylonian Captivity, the Church had to weather still another storm. The Great Schism of the West, as this dispute has been called, lasted for forty years, from 1378 to 1418, and embraced the Pontificates of four true […]