Articles tagged: apostles

In Defense of the Papacy: 9 Reasons True Christians Follow the Pope

Theology

SPL Staff • February 21st, 2013

Listers, glory and honor to God for giving us the grace of the papacy. The Pope is the "Advocate of Christian Memory" and he holds the King's people to the King's laws until our Savior returns. Each year on February 22nd the Church celebrates the Cathedra Petri - the Chair of St. Peter. This... Read More →

Why Did God Make You? - And 24 Other Basic Catholic Questions

Theology

SPL Staff • July 30th, 2012

Listers, the following lesson is taken from the Baltimore Catechism. The Baltimore Catechism was the standard catechism of teaching the faith and catechizing children from 1885 to Vatican II. Its basic question-and-answer approach is the most natural learning style for the human mind and... Read More →

5 Reflections from the Early Church on Saints Peter and Paul

history Theology

SPL Staff • June 29th, 2012

Listers, on this Solemnity of St. Peter and Paul, it is important to reflect on what their martyrdom meant for the early church. Many modern day academics enjoy setting St. Peter and St. Paul in enmity with one another; however, the over emphasis of Galatians 2:11-14 by modern scholarship fails... Read More →

The Apostles Appointed Bishops: 9 Teachings from St. Clement AD 97

history Theology

SPL Staff • June 11th, 2012

Listers, the Early Church was the Early Catholic Church. First Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians is an orthodox window into the infancy of the Church (AD 97) and particularly into the structure of the Church.1 The Early Church is not an ambiguous or mysterious time. It is a well recorded... Read More →

Those Who Start Their Own Church Follow the Voice of Satan: 11 Teachings from St. Cyprian AD 250

history Theology

SPL Staff • June 6th, 2012

Listers, our Lord Jesus Christ is not returning to our world for a harem of "churches." There is One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church and it was founded by Christ and charged by him to St. Peter and the Apostles. However, there are now and always have been those groups that attempt to rend... Read More →
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