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Tag: Thomas Aquinas

What Is the Meaning of Christ’s Circumcision?

January 1, 2018 1 Comment
What Is the Meaning of Christ’s Circumcision?

The feast for January 1st is designated as the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. Although that is its most ancient title, for many centuries it was the Circumcision of the Lord; it is still celebrated under that title on the calendar of the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. Yesterday we meditated on the […]

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Practical Wisdom

August 31, 2009 1 Comment
Practical Wisdom

Last week I began auditing a course at Dominican House of Studies here in Washington, DC. During my first class, the professor was speaking on the unity in sacred doctrine of speculative wisdom and practical wisdom as discussed by St. Thomas Aquinas in Question 1 of the First Part of Summa Theologica. My professor’s first example of […]

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