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Tag: St. Thomas Aquinas

Charity

May 2, AD 2017 0 Comments
Charity

O my Jesus, Thou who art very Love, enkindle in my heart that Divine Fire which consumes the Saints and transforms them into Thee. O Lord our God, we offer Thee our hearts, united in the strongest and most sincere love of brotherhood; we pray that Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament may be the daily […]

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Affordable Catholic Higher Education: Dominican Institute

August 5, AD 2016 9 Comments
Affordable Catholic Higher Education: Dominican Institute

Have you ever wanted to further your Catholic education but realized that even online higher education from a good Catholic institution is pricey? Or maybe you’re not necessarily interested in earning a degree, just taking a class here and there about specific topics in the Faith of interest to you. Dominican Institute is the answer. […]

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Just War and Abortion Mill Shootings

December 1, AD 2015 1 Comment
Just War and Abortion Mill Shootings

The recent shootout which took place near and then inside of a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs is of course a tragedy. It has been fairly widely condemned by pro-life leaders—as it should be. And while there seems to be some discrepancies in the narrative [1], the fact that there have in the past […]

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Take Care of the Body, Take Care of the Soul

November 7, AD 2015 0 Comments
Take Care of the Body, Take Care of the Soul

Last month I joined a Beachbody challenge group with some women from college. I have some weight to lose and have some other fitness goals—not to mention that regular exercise and healthy eating are great ways to combat anxiety and depression—and I thought, what better way to do this than with women I already know […]

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The World As Icon

June 20, AD 2015 2 Comments
The World As Icon

One Christmas Eve I had the flu.  While my family went to Lessons and Carols, I wrote a poem about the pain Mary endured to give birth to Jesus, which I believed to be connected to my own suffering.  Flannery O’Connor calls evil “not simply a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be […]

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Three Common Misconceptions on the Immaculate Conception

December 8, AD 2013 3 Comments
Three Common Misconceptions on the Immaculate Conception

Today, December 8th, the Church would observe the feast of the Immaculate Conception. This year the feast is transferred to Monday the 9th, giving precedence to the Second Sunday of Advent. In my experience, the Immaculate Conception is one of the most misunderstood teachings of the Church. Today, I’d like to address three common misconceptions […]

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Science vs. Religion? Part I of II

December 19, AD 2012 4 Comments
Science vs. Religion? Part I of II

You know the symbol: the ancient Christian fish that’s sprouted legs and bears the name Darwin. There’s a car down the street from me that has one and every time I see it, it makes me sad. Not angry, but sad. There is this perceived opposition between the two worlds of science and religion that […]

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Aquinas for Educators

March 23, AD 2012 5 Comments
Aquinas for Educators

Guest post by Edward G. O. Radler Rice First, I want to extend my thanks to Stacy Trasancos for giving me the opportunity to present a guest symposium. Ignitum Today is a Godsend. Here we – the frontline in the New Evangelization – have a forum to share our faith and knowledge.     Now, I’m simply […]

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The Purpose of Higher Education

March 20, AD 2012 5 Comments
The Purpose of Higher Education

Guest post by Dr. Jeff McLeod Outward Appearances and Inward Capacities This is a rare occasion in which I would actually like to introduce a straw man argument. I do so because I can think of no better way to illustrate the point I would like to make than by way of the wickedly clever […]

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