The Sacred Heart of Jesus: Changing Our Hearts of Stone

Moreover, I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; and I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. ~ Ezekiel 36:26~ Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, a recognition of the humanity and divinity [...]

St. Augustine’s Analogy for Understanding the Trinity

“Do you have any questions I can answer for you before your Confirmation?” This is the standard question I ask my sophomores in high school to conclude their Confirmation interview. Typically, I get a quick “Nope, I don’t think so,” or “What time is rehearsal again?” But the young man sitting before me looked up [...]

From 7th Century to Vatican II: The Theology of Marriage of Hugh of St. Victor and St. Thomas Aquinas

HUGH OF ST. VICTORMarriage, during the time of Hugh of St. Victor, was primarily took place outside of the Church, with a blessing of the marriage occurring months after the actual marriage had take place. St. Victor firmly believed that creation had fallen and needed to be restored entirely in Christ. This heavily influenced his [...]