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Relics (Part II of III)

July 13, 2015 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, Relics, Sacramentals


RELICS (Part II of III) Editor’s Note:  In Part I, we took a look at the tomb of St. Francis of Assisi, saw evidence of relics in the Old and New Testaments and explained the three different types of relics.  Today we will show how relics reiterate the Incarnation.  Here is the question we are considering: Dear Father John, The discussion about cremation and preserving the head of St. Catherine... Read More

Vanity of the World


VANITY OF THE WORLD “What doth it profit a man, if he gain the whole world, and suffer the loss of his own soul?” Matthew 16:26 An ancient philosopher, called Aristippus, was once shipwrecked, and lost all his goods. When he reached the shore, the people, through respect for his great learning, presented him with an equivalent of all he had lost. He wrote to his friends, exhorting them... Read More

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