In his Commentaria In Ecclesiasticum, the seventeenth-century Scriptural commentator Cornelius a Lapide argues that Wisdom in the Sapiential Books is attributed to both Christ and the Blessed Virgin under the ratio of a final end, or the cause of causes...
Many of us are aware that Friday is a "day of penance" in the Church and that, for a long time, Canon Law required Catholics to abstain from meat on all Fridays. If you know this, you probably also know that the Canon changed, and Catholics are no longer bound to this practice under pain [...]
Working Toward Heaven
Here is a big question: what is the purpose of working? It is an important question because work is something which we're all faced with, and it's also something we frequently dread. So why do it? What are we hoping to gain? We should get at the heart of this question and find an answer [...]