Why do persecutions and incomprehensions serve?

Although, because of our nature of faith, we have been taught that persecution and misunderstanding by our fellow men would be normal, we seldom ask ourselves about their usefulness and about their objective regarding the spiritual health of a person. When we confront this question with the reality of many brothers in the faith, the […]

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¿Para Que Sirven Las Persecusiones Y Las Incomprensiones?

Si bien, por nuestra naturaleza de fe nos ha inculcado que la persecución y la incomprensión por parte de nuestros semejantes seria normal, pocas veces nos preguntamos acerca de su utilidad y sobre su objetivo en cuanto a la salud espiritual de una persona. Cuando confrontamos esta pregunta con a realidad de muchos hermanos en […]

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“…And the Greatest is Love.”

It is generally understood that there are seven (7) sacraments in the Catholic Church: Baptism, Reconciliation, Eucharist, Confirmation, Matrimony, Holy Orders, and Anointing of the Sick.  But what if I told you in truth there is only one sacrament and it is the cornerstone for all the others?  Would you feel threatened?  Perhaps you’d feel […]

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The sacraments: touchstones of God’s love

“A sacrament is a visible sign, instituted by Christ, to give grace.” That’s the technically correct, yet ultimately unsatisfying definition inflicted on untold numbers of Roman Catholic children who prepared for Confirmation by committing to memory the contents of the hoary Baltimore Catechism. The predictable result was generations of RC children who could dutifully recite […]

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Gnosticism: Sacraments within the Gospel of Philip

The Independent Sacramental Movement is fluid ecclesiastical phenomenon. Clergy will often flow from one jurisdiction to another without much difficulty.  The Movement is a continuum of particularities, ranging from Traditionalist Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Old Calendarists on one end and on the other end of the continuum of the movement are Gnostic and esoteric […]

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