Catholic Answers Staff Apologist Jim Blackburn explains what the Catholic Church teaches about our individual suffering and how it relates to the good of the Church as a whole.
Jim Blackburn is a Catholic Apologist, Author, and Speaker. He holds a Masters Degree in Theology from John Paul the Great Catholic University and is the author of several books including 101 Quick Questions With Catholic Answers: Marriage, Divorce, and Annulment, 20 Answers:...
Faith of the Early Fathers, Volumes 1,2 and 3 In this three-volume set the early church fathers speak for themselves. Readers will be surprised to see how much these men of antiquity sound like the orthodox Catholic leaders of today.Volume I covers the Pre-Nicene and Nicene eras Volume II covers the Post-Nicene era through St. Jerome and Volume III covers St. Augustine to the end of the patristic period.This set is a concrete reminder of the awesome majesty of the universal church, transcending geographic location, culture, and even time itself.
"Jesus receive our souls."
~ The cries of children, just 5 and 6 years old, burned alive in the arms of their mothers at Miako, Japan; as reported by an English sea captain (Calendar of State Papers: Colonial East Indies, 1617-1621, p. 357).