There are a series of parallels between the Angel Gabriel’s visit to Zechariah and his visit to Mary, all of which allude to an important aspect of faith.
Author Archives: Dr. Andrew Swafford
“Only the person can feel shame because only the person by his nature may not be an object of use.”
Love, as a theological virtue, is the virtue by which we love God for his own sake and we love others for the sake of God. . .
Man is made ultimately for love; in making a gift of himself in love, man truly finds himself—truly finds the happiness for which his heart longs
While it may seem obvious to a Catholic that the Woman in Revelation 12 refers to Mary, there are reasons why some scholars see not Mary, but an image of Israel or the Church.
The key difference between Peter and Judas is that Peter’s mourning includes a glimmer of hope and a sense of God’s infinite mercy.
The tale of Sodom and Gomorrah is not just about the past; it’s also about the present—how we’re often stuck between two cities, the city of God and the city of man