The Virtue of Wisdom in Saint Thomas Aquinas

The Virtue of Wisdom in Saint Thomas Aquinas

Abstract This lecture is an attempt to trace the evolution of the concept of wisdom as found in the thought of Aristotle and Aquinas. This is done in terms of how the Greek concept of wisdom as an intellectual virtue is understood and used to express the Christian...

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Jesus Today

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”

Inspiration for today

“We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated..” 

Maya Angelou

Dominican Thoughts

“A man who governs his passions is master of the world. We must either rule them, or be ruled by them. It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.

Saint Dominic

Meaning of Suffering and Death

FAUSTO GOMEZ OP        Remember John, the patient with metastatic brain cancer? After discarding the option of euthanasia, which shortens life unethically, and of dysthanasia, which postpones death unduly, John has accepted orthothanasia or...

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Towards The Provincial Chapter

Fr. Jarvis Sy Hao Part I From 1 to 19 August, 2017, the historic Royal Convent of Santo Tomas de Avila will once again receive the members of the Provincial Chapter of the Province of Our Lady of the Rosary which will be celebrated in this...

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FAUSTO GOMEZ OP John, our patient with metastatic cancer, had three possibilities of “treatment”: a lethal injection, aggressive treatment to prolong his dying, and allowing him to die peacefully. Ethically speaking, the first option is utterly...

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The two Articles about “the end of life”

  Article 1: PROLONGING LIFE OR POSTPONING DEATH?   FAUSTO GOMEZ OP                   John is 48 years old. He is terminally ill with brain cancer – and suffering terribly. His older brother who is a physician has accepted, and convinced John,...

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