December 13, 2019

Pictures and Images, Doctrinal Catechism 1846 #14c

The following is a continuation of the series on the Doctrinal Catechism developed, printed in 1846, designed to refute Heretics, with scripture and tradition the Catholic Church position on various and sundry complaints of the Novatories (aka Protestants). In Witnessing to these renegades, the same arguments are repeated over and over down the decades. That […]

On the CEREMONIES of the CHURCH, Doctrinal Catechism 1846 #14a

(Essay, Includes – pages 260- 268) CHAPTER I. Purpose Q. Why does the Church make use of so many different ceremonies?     A. First, to give external expression to the interior sentiments of respect, devotion, and religion; secondly, to enliven and increase devotion and piety by moving and striking the senses; thirdly, to lead the […]

Apostolic Authority Indulgences

M. Luther’s 1st Mass on May 2nd, as Augustinian Monk [ X.] INDULGENCES #1471 The doctrine of Indulgences in the Church are closely linked to the effects of the sacrament of Penance. (Luther denied this sacrament, and existence of purgatory; yet was furious over Indulgences?) Apparently he denied this house of straw too? (Phil2:12) – […]

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