Christian tradition Archive

Why Roman Catholic Traditions?

Why does the Catholic Church base some of her doctrines on tradition instead of basing them all on the Bible?  Did Christ not tell the Pharisees that in holding to tradition they were transgressing the commandment of God?  (Matt. 15:3, Mark 7:9). Observe that

Valid Reason for the Christian Faith

Most people who are Christians cannot give a valid reason for their faith. Will you give me a valid reason for your faith? Yes. Historically, it is certain that Christ really lived, really claimed to be God, proved that claim by His supreme command

St. Peter the Great-Hearted

Lovers of Christ by Monsignor John T. McMahon, M.A., Ph.D.Australian Catholic Truth Society 1957 (No. 1273). St. Peter the Great-Hearted THE twelve men upon whom Christ laid the foundations of His Church were the most interesting group that the world has seen. No two

St. John the Beloved Disciple

Lovers of Christ by Monsignor John T. McMahon, M.A., Ph.D.Australian Catholic Truth Society 1957 (No. 1273). St. John the Beloved Disciple The feast day of St. John the Evangelist is celebrated two days after Christmas. It is both right and proper that the feast

St. Paul the Zealous Missionary

Lovers of Christ by Monsignor John T. McMahon, M.A., Ph.D.Australian Catholic Truth Society 1957 (No. 1273). St. Paul the Zealous Missionary St. Paul fell in love with Jesus Christ on that day he rode to Damascus, when his horse, frightened by a blinding light,