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  St. Thomas on faith (2)
However, it seems better to reply that this explanation of faith is the most complete definition of it--not in the sense that it is rendered in the form appropriate to a definition, but rather because it adequately touches upon all the things that are required for a definition of faith.
And so faith is said to be inferior to knowledge to the extent that it is of things that are not apparent, and superior to opinion to the extent that it is an argument.
Faith is called an argument in the third sense to the extent that faith is a sort of meager foretaste of the cognition that we will have in the future.
www.nd.edu /~afreddos/translat/aquinas5.htm   (3449 words)

 Saint Faith and Saint Faith`s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
St Faith`s, Dorstone appears to have originated due to the murder of an Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas a Becket, whilst Robert Runcie is an "old boy" of St Faith`s, Crosby.
St Faith has given her name, not to a church as such, but to an area to the north of the city of Norwich with associations with our saint and with her Abbey at Conques, in southern France, dating back to the early Middle Ages.
St. Faith’s, Llanishen, is the daughter church of the parish; the main church is a centuries-old stone building in excellent repair and dedicated to the Welsh saint, Isan.
www.isocool.co.uk /faith/html_file/sfother.htm   (3837 words)

And though faith is so essentially of "the unseen" it may be that the peculiar function of the light of faith, which we have seen to be so necessary, is in some sort to afford us, not indeed vision, but an instinctive appreciation of the truths which are declared to be revealed.
If we regard faith precisely as an assent elicited by the intellect, then this bare faith is the same habit numerically as when the informing principle of charity is added to it, but it has not the true character of a moral virtue and is not a source of merit.
Indifferentism in all its phases was condemned by Pius IX in the Syllabus Quanta cura: in Prop.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05752c.htm   (6909 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Saint Faith
Arrested for her faith and tried by Dacian, procurator at Agen, France during the persecutions of Diocletian.
Making the sign of the cross on different parts of her body, [Faith] uttered this prayer, "Lord Jesus, who art always ready to assist your servants, fortify me at this hour, and enable me to answer in a manner worthy of you."
FAITH - "The divinities of the Gentiles are devils: how then can you advise me to sacrifice to them?"
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/saintf23.htm   (347 words)

 St. Thomas on faith (1)
Further, faith as it is commonly spoken of assents to a first truth because of that truth itself.
To the second objection one should reply that the reason why faith is not called an examined consent is that the assent (or consent) of faith is not caused by an investigation on the part of reason.
Therefore, that which bespeaks perfection, viz., assenting, is caused by the simple light, which is faith; but to the extent that that light is not perfectly participated in, the imperfection of the intellect is not totally removed, and so the movement of cogitation remains in the intellect without being put to rest.
www.nd.edu /~afreddos/translat/aquinas3.htm   (2530 words)

 PCC at St. Faith's Church in Havant, Hampshire
Faith's PCC has the responsibility of co-operating with the incumbent in promoting in the ecclesiastical parish the whole mission of the Church, pastoral, evangelistic, social and ecumenical.
St Nicholas Chapel would be decorated shortly and Havant Borough Council's Liveability Fund Group wanted to have it for a day for a display.
The PCC gave retrospective approval for the testing, already undertaken by Havant Borough Council, on monuments and gravestones in St Faith's Churchyard to ensure they were not a danger to visitors.
www.stfaith.com /pcc.htm   (1576 words)

This grace is implied in that perfect faith which never lapses into doubt.
Such a faith gives perfect victory over the world, which is a comprehensive term for all moral evil or sin.
Faith is the only door through which a knowledge of God comes into the soul, the only path which leads to a clear apprehension of spiritual realities.
homepage.mac.com /craigadams1/HALFHOURSP/CHPTR11.html   (938 words)

 Troparion of Saint Nicholas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
For many reasons, St. Nicholas is one of the most venerated saints in the whole Orthodox Christian Church.
They must profess three times the Orthodox faith in public at their consecration and uphold it throughout the execution of their office.
St. Nicholas beheld Christ handing him the Book of the Gospels, while the Theotokos placed the episcopal omophorion(bishop's stole) on his shoulders.
www.stnicholasla.com /stnicholas.htm   (413 words)

 St. Justin Biography
Justin was walking by the sea near the town of Caesarea, when he met an old man who revealed the riches of the true faith to him.
At last Justin incurred the wrath of a cynic philosopher, Cresens, for criticizing his immorality, and Justin was arrested for being a Christian.
His life was devoted to the task of harmonizing the wisdom of the world with those greater riches revealed in the true Faith.
www.saintjustin.org /stjbiog.htm   (345 words)

 St. Joseph the Worker - Faith Formation
"Faith is both a gift of God and an authentically human response - a recognition of God's call in one's life and a free decision to follow this call by accepting and living the truth of the Gospel.
We are all called to see faith as a gift and to continue to nurture that faith through reflection, prayer, involvement in community life, and works of service.
The Adult Faith Formation Committee is charged with the task of helping us to reach out to adults in new ways as we recognize the importance of adult faith formation.
www.theworker.org /Church/Faith/Faith_Formation.html   (154 words)

 St Monica Catholic Church
St Monica invites all who seek spiritual guidance and the traditions of the Catholic faith to join us in worship and in service.
Above all, St. Monica is a place where people come to be close to God and to be with others who have values that they either share or want to acquire.
St Monica is a member of the Amazon.com Associates Program which pays us 5-15% of the amount you purchase from Amazon when you click thru from this seach box.
www.stmonicamoraga.com   (246 words)

 Home Page of St John's Church, Newland, Hull, UK
St John's is a growing Anglican Evangelical Church situated about three miles north of the centre of Kingston-upon-Hull, on the north east coast of England.
Faith's, Riverside Church and The Newland Avenue Church.
Some come with an established faith looking to serve and continue growing; some with a young faith looking to learn and be encouraged; some without faith as yet, but with questions demanding an answer.
www.stjohnnewland.org.uk   (179 words)

 St Faith's Home For Girls, Torquay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The new building was dedicated to St Faith on the 15th June, 1919.
St Faith’s was highly supported in the local community.
In 1965 St Faith's was forced to close when the House Father became seriously ill. It was reopened a year later when the House Parents and children of the Droitwich Home moved to Torquay.
www.hiddenlives.org.uk /homes/TORQU01.html   (337 words)

 horsham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The cult of St. Faith was brought to Norfolk by Robert Fitzwalter and his wife who established a daughter house of the monastery of Conques (France) at Horsham St. Faith.
HSF6 Horsham St. Faith (Norfolk), Church of St. Mary and St. Andrew pulpit, detail of Virgin and Child with clerical donor at her feet.
HSF9 Horsham St. Faith (Norfolk), Church of St. Mary and St. Andrew, pulpit with Andrew (X shaped cross), John the Evangelist (chalice with dragon), John the Baptist (lamb), and Stephen (deacon’s robes and rocks).
www.holycross.edu /departments/visarts/projects/anglia/horsham/horsham.html   (434 words)

 Spiritual Life: Trial of Faith of St. Therese of Lisieux, The
Miller traces the seeds of the "trial of faith" as Therese steadfastly pursues her vocation in the midst of suffering over the opposition that came from family, Church, and within the Carmelite community.
Teresa of Avila and St. John of the Cross are analyzed by the author as primary influences on Therese.
The central assertion of the work is that Therese's trial of faith was not an instance of passive purgation-it is not the dark nights of St. John of the Cross-but is a manifestation of her transforming union with Christ, the Suffering Servant.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3885/is_199904/ai_n8834001   (932 words)

 St. Athanasius & the Current Crisis of Faith
Pope Julius consistently and courageously upheld the cause of Athanasius and the faith of Nicea.
He subscribed to the condemnation of St. Athanasius and a confession or creed which had been framed by the Arians at Sirmium, though their heresy was not expressed in it; and he wrote to the Arian bishops of the East that he had received the true Catholic faith which many bishops had approved at Sirmium.
The answer is that they would recognize in the teaching of this confessor what the faithful of the fourth century recognized in the teaching of Athanasius: the one true faith into which they had been baptized, in which they had been catechized, and which their confirmation gave them the obligation of upholding.
www.geocities.com /athens/rhodes/3543/athanc.htm   (3561 words)

 Faith at St. Anne Catholic School
There are also numerous other faith celebrations throughout the school year for students (in their own classrooms and in the gym and/or library for larger groups).
Rainbows is a support group to assist your child in expressing and understanding his/her feelings, to feel acceptance for what has happened, and to feel a sense of belonging and love.
St. Anne School is a participant in a worldwide, mission education program called the Holy Childhood Association (HCA).
st-anne.scdsb.edu.on.ca /faith.php   (557 words)

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Because they observe that faith is not followed by good works or a better life, they fall into error, even though they speak and hear much about faith.
He stumbles around and looks for faith and good works, even though he does not know what faith or good works are.
Faith is a living, bold trust in God's grace, so certain of God's favor that it would risk death a thousand times trusting in it.
www.iclnet.org /pub/resources/text/wittenberg/luther/luther-faith.txt   (435 words)

 St. John's Restoration - Heritage, Faith, Vision   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The parishioners of St. John’s voted for Restoration accepting an obligation passed on to each generation by the people who built it.
This restoration job has restored faith and as we prepare for our “homecoming” on June 12th we realize that we must preserve and protect St. John’s for the future.
A collection of stories and photos detailing the fire and the restoration project of St. John's Anglican Church is available here, in the Chronicle Herald.
www.stjohnsrestoration.com   (522 words)

 Small Church Communities
is where parish programs already in existence as well as parish committees and organizations gathering also try to connect faith and everyday life by incorporating some form of faith sharing in the context of their gathering.
Faith sharing is connecting our everyday life to our faith and our common faith stories and traditions so that both are enlivened and supported.
Faith sharing is a simple sharing of our experience that affords the opportunity to reflect on and recognize God's activity and presence in our daily lives.
www.frontiernet.net /~stcharls/scc.html   (2335 words)

 St Faith Havant
Havant Church is dedicated to St. Faith, the girl martyr of Aquitaine.
This dedication has existed since the eleventh century, and there has been a church of St. Faith at Havant on this spot for about nine centuries.
Situated in one of the blocked doorways is a statue depicting our patron St. Faith, installed in memory of Doris Norkett, who gave many years of devoted service to the church.
website.lineone.net /~roy_johnston/st_faith_havant.htm   (624 words)

 Hampshire Conservation Volunteers : St Faith's School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
St Faith's has over the years created a very successful wildlife area and outdoor classroom in their grounds.
The centrepiece of this is a pond and wetland area fed by the River Itchen.
Park in Clausentum Road as there are parking restrictions in St Faith's Road.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/ALANTHURBON/hcvsites/stfaiths.htm   (150 words)

The Church of St Faith is, arguably, the most prominent Church in Havant.
The Church is dedicated to St Faith, the girl martyr of Aquitaine.
All of my visits to St Faith Church were simply to be alone, in the physical sense, though not otherwise, for comfort, learning, guidance and so on.
website.lineone.net /~richard.king.ceng/RK_St_Faith_Church.htm   (725 words)

 St. Louis Review Online - French prince reflects on St. Louis, Catholic faith
Ever the gracious guest, Prince Louis de Bourbon allowed himself to be corralled into a corner of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis last Sunday to speak briefly on the importance of his faith and reflect on his visit here to St. Louis.
A parishioner at St. Gerard Majella Parish in Kirkwood, Robert is president of the Alliance Francaise, a nonprofit organization devoted to the study of French language and culture.
The prince, the senior male descendant of St. Louis IX, King of France, acknowledged he is known for taking his faith seriously, just like his ancient ancestor.
www.stlouisreview.com /archive/000901_01.htm   (667 words)

 *Ø*  Wilson's Almanac free daily ezine | Book of Days | October 6 | Murasaki Shikibu St Faith Mary Frances Five ...
Faith was a French woman of Aquitaine, martyred under Dacian, procurator at Agen during the persecutions of
Because the ancient Romans deified Faith, she might have been a personification of the virtue, or even of the goddess Fides (Faith), celebrated near this date, on
With St. Bruno were Landuin, the two Stephens of Bourg and Die, canons of St. Rufus, and Hugh the Chaplain, "all, the most learned men of their time", and two laymen, Andrew and Guerin, who afterwards became the first lay brothers.
www.wilsonsalmanac.com /book/oct6.html   (2685 words)

 St. Andrew's Parish looks to faith, family and the future   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
BLUFFTON - Faith, family and future could be the motto of St. Andrew's Church where a small parish has exploded with growth over the last five years to become one of the diocese's larger up-and-comers.
Today, St. Andrew's boasts 1,200 parishioners and over 25 organizations including men's and women's clubs, R.C.I.A. and Catholic Youth Organization and ministries ranging from outreach to the sick and dying to Project Rachel.
When St. Gregory Church is complete, St. Andrew's will become a chapel for daily mass and small weddings or funerals  a bittersweet change.
www.catholic-doc.org /miscellany/1999/0699bluff.HTM   (1425 words)

 St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church - Portsmouth New Hampshire - Default
We are happy to provide the parish family of St. Catherine of Siena Church a web site that showcases the wonderful work of this great, faith based community.
"Having a clear faith, based on the creed of the church, is often labeled today as a fundamentalism.
St. Catherine of Siena Church Choir is renowned for its artistic excellence.
www.st-catherine.com   (854 words)

 St. Ephraem - Faith Adoring the Mystery - Mary C. Sheridan - Theandros - Online Journal of Orthodox Christian Theology ...
However, to scholars and students of the West, St. Ephraem is known by a few scholars such as Sidney Griffith and Kathleen McVey but for the most part is barely known if at all.
Thus Syriac Christianity "represents a continuous Christian tradition" of the "new faith of the Messiah" that was spread along the "great trade routes of the Roman Orient."
This paper will attempt to take an approach to the work of St. Ephraem described by Lossy: "The eastern tradition has never made a sharp distinction between mysticism and theology; between personal experience of the divine mysteries and the dogma affirmed by the Church....
www.theandros.com /ephraem.html   (2627 words)

 Medieval Sourcebook: Saints' Lives
Life of St. Maximinus excerpts on the story of the founding abbot of Micy, located near Orléans, composed in the early ninth century.
Discovery of the Relics of St. Celsus in Trier in 978, excerpts.
St. Columba, who established the monastery at Iona, was one of the most famous of the Irish missionary saints.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/sbook3.html   (7690 words)

 Great defenders of the Catholic Faith - St Athanasius - banished from his diocese multiple times - condemned by Pope ...
Gregory Nazianzen said that St. Athanasius was hospitable to strangers, kindly to suppliants, accessible to all, slow to anger, pleasant in conversation, still more pleasant in temper, effective alike in discourse and in action, assiduous in devotions, helpful to Christians of every class and age.
For upon this faith the Church is built, and if anyone were to lapse from it, he would no longer be a Christian, either in fact or in name.
St Anthony - the Wonder Worker - His life was filled with proofs that God was with him.
www.tanbooks.com /doct/doctors_church.htm   (11766 words)

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