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What the Angelic Doctor Taught on the Nature & Purpose of Purgatory

Those who revoke Purgatory speak against the justice of God. — St. Thomas Aquinas, ST, Supplement, Appendix 2, 1 Does torment exist? Some who repudiate the existence of purgatory cite Revelation 14:13: “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord henceforth.’ Blessed definitely, ’ says the Spirit,’ that they may rest from their strives, […]

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The Love Story of St. Teresa of Avila

In college, I comes within the framework of a team of students that strategy the re-dedication of our dormitory chapel to a saint that would be a good fit for a dormitory filled with undergraduate girls. I was rooting for St. Therese of Lisieux and was initially disappointed when St. Teresa of Avila was chosen. […]