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A Heart Filled with Praise?

Oh, what a great thing it is, and how consoling, to serve as an instrument for God’s glory! — Venerable Bruno Lanteri I used to wonder why God craved our kudo. The pleasurable denomination of enjoy in the Trinity is complete: What could add to it? What could our praise lend? Why did it matter […]

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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, […]