Month: February 2010


What Is the Church?

I quoted St. Francis De Sales’ Catholic Controversies last week for his argument from history. Basically: We know Christ established one core set of beliefs in his Church, and entrusted the Holy Spirit to guard that Truth; Since two Persons of the Holy Trinity are actively protecting these beliefs, we should find them continually proclaimed; […]

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This Rock

An earlier post by Joe describes the Catholic understanding of Matthew 16:18. Something that is not taken into account enough when discussing this verse is the location in which it was uttered. After a pilgrimage in the Holy Land a couple years ago, I can’t hear this verse without the tremendous geological and cultural backdrop […]

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