Source: Lessons from the FoundationsRead more "Lessons from the Foundations"
Genuine freedom is “an outstanding manifestation of the divine image in man: for God willed to leave man ‘in the power of his own counsel (Sirach 15:14)’ so that he would seek his Creator of his own accord and would freely arrive at full and blessed perfection by cleaving to God (VS 2:38).”Read more "KEEP MY COMMANDMENTS"
Continuing the study of Veritatis Splendor, the 10th encyclical of Saint Pope John Paul II, Chapter Three, Part III, the Saint introduces here a term that might seem difficult at first, and yet after some reflection I have come to see that this teaching applies directly to our times.Read more "Veritatis Splendor, The Fundamental Option: Not an Option"
“Conscience is like God’s herald and messenger; it does not command things on its own authority, but commands them as coming from God’s authority, like a herald when he proclaims the edict of the king. This is why conscience has binding force (VS 2:58).”– Saint BonaventureRead more "Veritatis Splendor, The Question of Conscience and Freedom"