The image of the vine and the branches shows us the enormous worth of each human being, and the relation we have to one another.
Knowledge inflates with pride, but love builds up.
There are two ways to look at history. One way is to see it as a series of random occurrences. The other way is to view history through the lens of Kairos.
“Concomitance,” as St. Thomas Aquinas explains it, means that “nothing is lost by the body being received by the people without the blood.”
The great pope and Doctor of the Church offers encouraging wisdom to young priests, seminarians and potential seminarians.