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The History Of Heresies and Their Refutation – Heresies of the 1st Century, Simon Magus

The History Of Heresies and Their Refutation – Heresies of the 1st Century, Simon Magus

Saint Alphonsus Liguori explains one of the very first heresies to encounter Christianity, the heresy of Simon Magus. Simon attempted to purchase the power of the Holy Spirit from Saints Peter and John. Thus, as St. Alphonsus Liguori describes “the detestable crime of selling holy things is called Simony”.   One heresy Simon preached was…

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Humility of Heart – On the Vice of Pride

Humility of Heart – On the Vice of Pride

Pictures are worth a thousand words. In this picture, you see a statue of Our Lord touching his Sacred Heart, his beloved Foster and his Blessed Mother. But when you step back and look at the bigger picture, the surroundings, you see the Church is in complete ruin. So it is with pride. Pride is…

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