The Story of a Scrupe: Confronting Scrupulosity

13 minutes By Paul B. An Introduction to What Scrupulosity and Mortal Sin Are In ancient Rome, as part of their state religion, the Romans would offer lengthy sacrificial events, often lasting around three hours! If the people messed up even one small part of the ritual, they started the entire ceremony over again. An imperfect ceremony […]

Labor in the Garden: St. Teresa of Avila and John Milton

6 minutes The following was a college essay written by Lizzie Self. It has been edited and approved by Zachary Maher. If you have a Theology essay that you would like published that received a grade of an A- or higher, please be sure to contact us. By Lizzie Self, University of Notre Dame St. Teresa of […]

Back to the Basics: The Foundations of the Spiritual Life and Our Relation to Sin

12 minutes By: Colton Marks, Student of St. Louis University The age following the Protestant Revolution sparked many of the greatest saints and spiritual masters known to mankind. This time period spanning the 16th and 17th centuries produced numerous Doctors of the Church such as Francis de Sales, Teresa of Avila, John of the Cross and Alphonsus […]