Today the Catholic Church commemorates the Annunciation. The solemnity is usually celebrated on March 25, nine months before the celebration of Christ's birth--except when, as this year, it falls during Holy Week or on Easter.
Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, on which also you stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold fast the word which
“I say a prayer every time I go on stage, to tell you the truth.” Actor Dennis Quaid is not known for his conservatism and his strong faith, to be sure. When asked about Quaid's
The first council of Constantinople was convened in 381 A.D. in—guess where?—Constantinople. It was convened by Theodosius, with the goal of uniting the church upon the basis of the orthodox faith. But travel was difficult
GLOSSARY FOR EPHESUS Nestorianism – Nestorius, bishop of Constantinople, and his followers believed that divine and human persons remained separate in the incarnate Christ. For their adherence to this doctrine, they were ecclesiastically condemned in 431.
Okay, bear with me here. I have this idea that my readers are just sitting on the edge of their seats, wailing plaintively, “Oh, please! Please! Tell me about the Councils of the Church!” Well, not