Year: 2011

The Catholic Understanding of the Saints: Isn’t Christ the ‘One Mediator’?

This is a hugely important question. But, actually, in a certain sense, this question really contains a number of other questions rolled up into one: Isn’t Christ the “one mediator between God and man” (1 Tim 2:5)? If so, isn’t affirming the ability of the dead to pray for us a violation of that biblical …

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Summer Vocation

For so many people in my part of the world, June is a time to kick back and relax. School’s out. Summer vacation begins. Americans dust off their lawnchairs and string up their hammocks. For us at the St. Paul Center, June has always been the busiest month of the year — and for good …

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