Lumen Fidei Commentary: Journey, Profess, Build

Beginning with Pope Francis’s very first homily to the Cardinals the day after his election, we have seen a recurring format to his homilies in speeches: three words. He presents just three words for his audience to focus on, treating each one in a few sentences or paragraphs. In fact, this same approach can be […]

A Concise Summary to Lumen Fidei

One of the main goals of The Lumen Fidei (Light of Faith) Study Guide is to help make the Pope’s encyclical on faith easily accessible and applicable to the lives of readers. The study guide contains short summaries and in-depth, practical commentaries on each chapter of Lumen Fidei. Below you can find excerpts of the […]

St. Augustine on Faith and Reason in Lumen Fidei

In honor of the feast of Saint Augustine, I would like to share an excerpt from the commentary in The Lumen Fide (Light of Faith) Study Guide. Pope Francis and his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, frequently cite Saint Augustine in the encyclical on faith. In Chapter Two, St. Augustine is at the center of […]