Articles tagged: church-militant

7 Prayers for God to Defend & Cleanse His Holy Catholic Church

Theology

SPL Staff • October 3rd, 2015

Listers, the gates of hell have not and will not prevail against the Church. As the Catechism states: "Simon Peter holds the first place in the college of the Twelve; Jesus entrusted a unique mission to him. Through a revelation from the Father, Peter had confessed: 'You are the Christ, the Son... Read More →

St. Augustine on Caring for the Dead: 6 Exhortations

Theology

SPL Staff • November 2nd, 2011

Holy Mother Church teaches us the following: To Pray for the Living and the Dead - One of the Spiritual Acts of Mercy To Bury the Dead - One of the Corporal Works of Mercy Listers, these two principles of Catholicism are articulated in the following Early Church passage by St. Augustine. The... Read More →
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