Blog Posts - St. Thomas Aquinas



A Primer on the Incarnation

Fr. Philip N. Powell OP, PhDThe Nativity of Christ, or Christmas ("Christ Mass"), celebrates one of the most important events of the Church:  the incarnation of the Son of God.  Like the Trinity, the Virgin Birth, the Resurrection, etc., th...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Nov 27, 2016

Feast of the Archangels — Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael

September 29th, the Church celebrates the feast of the archangels. Angels are purely incorporeal, rational beings, extensions of God himself, personifying His grace, majesty and intellect. The Angelic Doctor explains that each individual angel is its...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Sep 28, 2016

Rectify 2.8: The Plea Bargain and the Smart Phone

Hey, have you ever been involved in a plea bargain for, say, a speeding ticket?  Heres's how it works:You're pulled over for speeding, let's say, 20 miles over the speed limit.  You come to court, ready to plead Not Guilty.   An attorn...

Rectify: Sheer and Shattering Poetry

My wife and I saw the first four episodes of Rectify on the Sundance Channel last night, and found it one of the most extraordinary reels of television to come down the pike in years.The basic story is about the release of Daniel Holden from death ro...

Faith and Prayer, Part 3

After being away at college for a while, I had settled into a routine.  St. Thomas Aquinas, which had become my “home” church, held a Mass at 7pm on Sundays.  It was a perfect time to wind down from the … Continue reading →...
by reclaiming ryan on Dec 19, 2011

Tri-county exhibit: a showcase for artists, a benefit for the poor

An art exhibition may be a delight for the eyes, but the creativity it takes to make an image come to life takes talent and passion. Food For The Poor is also passionate about what it does on behalf of the poor, and is excited about its first “Art...
by Food For The Poor on Sep 2, 2011

Image by Fergal OP via Flickr In the life of the body a man is sometimes sick, and unless he takes medicine, he will die. Even so in the spiritual life, a man is sick on account of sin. For that reason he needs medicine so that he may be restore...
by Voice of Saints on Oct 22, 2010

The minister to whom confession is made is the delegate of Christ, who is the Judge of the living and the dead.-St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274AD)...
by Voice of Saints on Oct 22, 2010

St. Thomas Aquinas: Five Reasons to Believe in God

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by Voice of Saints on Aug 12, 2010

Is Faith Unreasonable?

Image via Wikipedia"Someone may object that it is foolish to believe what he cannot see...Yet life in this world would be altogether impossible if we were to believe only what we can see. How can we live without believing in others? How is a man t...
by Voice of Saints on Aug 1, 2010


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