Posts Tagged ‘ Relics ’

Fragments of the Cross

Jan 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Blog Posts

At the end of November, for the first Sunday of Advent, our family made a short pilgrimage to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington D.C. Five or six minutes into Mass my 13 month old boy decided he could have no more of it and committed himself to a […]

Scripture on the Theology of Relics and the Intercession of the Saints

Sep 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Marcus Grodi interviewed David Anders today on the Deep in Scripture radio program, focusing particularly on what we can learn from Scripture about the theology of relics and the intercession of the saints. David shows from the Old and New Testaments that the Catholic belief and practice concerning relics and the intercession of the saints […]

The Heroes of the New Covenant

Aug 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Recently Juan Callejas wrote about the relics of St. John Bosco (Don Bosco) being brought on a tour of Guatemala. Juan described his own perplexity at the eagerness and excitement of Catholics upon the arrival of the saint’s relics.1 These relics will be brought on a tour of the US and Canada this Fall; see […]

Relics: A Reply to Trueman

Apr 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Carl Trueman is the Departmental Chair of Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary, a Protestant seminary in Philadelphia. This past January he posted an article titled “Reflections on Rome Part 1: Connecting the Mind and the Tongue” in which he shares some reflections he had after a trip to Rome (Part 2 can be found […]