No Apologies #51: The Church is Apostolic

apostolic

The 4th mark of Jesus' Church is apostolicity. It must be able to trace her existence all the way back to the Apostles. Here only the Catholic Church can boast of Her 2000 years of existence!

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Pope Saint Caius

Caius

We have little definite information about Pope St. Caius. Iit was said that he was a relative of the Emperor Diocletian and was also an uncle of an unidentified holy Susanna. He also made up the final structure of the lower orders.

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No Apologies #40 – The Greatest Teacher

Teaching

Jesus Christ is the greatest teacher the world has ever known. This can be seen as an indirect proof of his claims to be Divine. Ave Maria!

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Blessed Ludovico of Casoria

Bl-Ludovico

Blessed Ludovico of Casoria (1814-1885) was a cabinet-maker before entering the Friars Minor in 1832. In 1847 he had a mystical experience which he later described as a cleansing. After that he dedicated his life to the poor and the infirm. To help continue these works of mercy, in 1859 he ...

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St. Nicholas Owens

Saint-Nicholas-Owens

St. Nicholas Owens (c.1550-1606), was familiarly known as "Little John". During the English penal times (1559-1829), when a series of statutes punished Catholics for the practice of their faith he used his skills to build secret hiding places for priests throughout the country. He was arrested ...

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No Apologies #33: The Historical Reliability of the Gospels

Gospels

Based on internal and external evidence the Gospels are a reliable and historical account of the life of Jesus.

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St. Cyril of Jerusalem

Saint-Cyril

St. Cyril of Jerusalem (315-386) Bishop of Jerusalem and Doctor of the Church. Defender of Orthodoxy against the Arians.

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St. Patrick

Saint-Patrick

St. Patrick, the Apostle of Ireland, born at Kilpatrick, near Dumbarton, in Scotland, in the year 387; died at Saul, Downpatrick, Ireland, 17 March, 461. His parents were Calpurnius and Conchessa, who were Romans living in Britian in charge of the colonies. As a boy of fourteen or so, he was ...

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No Apologies #30: Introduction of the 4th Step

6-Steps

The "4th step" to Catholicism is to prove that of all religions, Christianity alone is worthy of belief.

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Sts. Perpetua and Felicity

Saints-Perpetua-and-Felicit

In the year 203, St. Perpetua made the decision to become a Christian, although she knew it could mean her death during Septimus’ persecution. Her brother followed her leadership and became a catechumen as well. Her father was frantic with worry and tried to talk her out of her decision. ...

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