Extra ecclesiam nulla salus.
An overview of Purgatory based upon the treatise by St. Catherine of Genoa.
It’s been a while since I’ve written about the Sacred Heart, and that’s almost a travesty given that this is a blog dedicated to the Most Adorable Heart of Jesus!
A rant about rabid neo-Thomism.
This past night I had numerous ideas flood forth after finishing the second chapter of Wolfgang Smith’s Christian Gnosis. Toward the end of the chapter, Prof. Smith speaks of the parallels which the Catholic cosmology has with that of the Hindu beliefs, namely a triple-division of “worlds” or “realms.” This lead me to draw forth…
Upon further reflection of the video I had posted a few days ago, I think it would have been far more appropriate and profound if a proper procession with adoration would have been done. It would have expressed the profound reverence due to the Blessed Sacrament to those unfamiliar with Catholic customs. The following is…
A couple of Franciscan monks exalt the Eucharist in the middle of a busy shopping area.
I often fall back to a basic understanding of video games or simulated worlds on a computer as an analogy for our own metaphysics.
Now, this post isn’t going to be some in-depth analysis of the book or even a review, but some personal thoughts I’ve had regarding the subject matter they cover.
I don’t hide that while I love and accept Thomism, I have more of a draw towards the Mystics of the Church and a Christian neo-Platonic view of being. It is within this viewpoint that I am not surprised to find myself interested once more in the esoteric.