Here is a sermon given by a priest on St. Thomas Aquinas – Enjoy! St. Thomas Aquinas – Pray for us!  … Read More

St. Thomas Aquinas, the Angelic Doctor, is well known for his voluminous writings, his mind-bending theological and philosophical insights, and the unparalleled beauty of his Eucharistic hymns. And yet, above all else, Aquinas was a man of prayer  – after a mystical experience he had near the end of his life, he declared that all… Read More

I recently stumbled upon these two prayers of St. Thomas Aquinas to be said before and after receiving Holy Communion. As with much of the Angelic Doctor’s writings, his words have the ability to stir one’s heart to more fully experience the depths of the mysteries he is writing about.  What a gift to the… Read More

1. A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational. 2. All the efforts of the human mind cannot exhaust the essence of a single fly. 3. Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being… Read More

AQUINAS Whether goodness has the aspect of a final cause? (Summa Theologica Part 1, Question 5, Article 5, Corpus) (Here we learn from St. Thomas that everything we do is for a good, either perceived as such or a real good. And ultimately our actions are directed to the final good, the ultimate good, God… Read More