“Grant us through the intercession of thy dauntless bishop and martyr Erasmus, who so valiantly confessed the Faith, that we may learn the doctrine of this faith, practice its precepts and thereby be made worthy to attain its promises. Amen.” —Prayer to St. Erasmus
“It was by the apostolic Tradition that the Church discerned which writings are to be included in the list of the sacred books.” (CCC 120)
“Science can purify religion from error and superstition,” said Pope St. John Paul II. “Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.”
Strong families are an antidote against many societies' headlong rush into poverty and eventual evolutionary extinction.
“It seems to me almost incredible,” said Pope Benedict XVI in 2006, “that an invention of the human mind and the structure of the universe coincide. Mathematics, which we invented, really gives us access to the nature of the universe and makes it possible for us to use it.”
St. Elizabeth of Portugal, St. Fabiola of Rome, and all you holy men and women, pray for us!