The Wisdom of Solomon (1008 AD)

In the beginning of his reign Solomon loved the Lord, and walked in his father’s footsteps. One night the Lord appeared to him, and bade him ask what he would. Solomon asked for wisdom, that he might rule with justice. When the Lord heard this He was much pleased, and … Read more

Understanding the Sacraments

The sacraments are mysterious. In fact, the Greek word for sacrament is μυστήριον (mysterion). Protestants argue that there are only two sacraments and that they are optional signs used to celebrate “spiritual” experiences. Catholics disagree and argue that there are seven sacraments and that they are not merely signs of … Read more

Why We Can Never Justly Criticize the Pope

“Stand in the multitude of ancients that are wise, and join thyself from thy heart to their wisdom.” (Sirach 6:35) “Have confidence in the Lord with all thy heart, and lean not upon thy own prudence.” (Proverbs 3:5) “It came to pass, that, after three days, they found [Jesus] in … Read more

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