Mary, conceived without original sin

Mary, conceived without original sin

Until the thirteenth century, many theologians thought that Mary was conceived with the stain of original sin and subsequently, the same as John the Baptist and others, was cured of it in the maternal womb.  Even Thomas Aquinas describes it that way, saying that “if...
Capernaum: Jesus in Peter’s house.

Capernaum: Jesus in Peter’s house.

“As he was passing by the Sea of Galilee,” one day, Jesus “saw Simon and Andrew, Simon’s brother, casting their nets into the sea; they were fishermen” (Mk 1,16). Later, under very similar circumstances, Jesus called the sons of Zebedee. “And...