Belief that the earth and other planets revolve around the sun
Belief that the sun revolves around the earth
Reason and Science held a privileged position as sources of truth
Belief that God created the world and then left it to run according to natural laws
Church's 3 Responses to Rationalism & Deism
1. Entrenchment of Scholasticism, 2. Popular Devotions, 3. Infallibility of the Pope
Young teenaged French girl who had a vision of the Virgin Mary in a cave near Lourdes
Incapable of error in defining doctrines involving faith or morals
First Vatican Council
The strongest pronouncement of papal power in the area of faith and morals, declared the pope to be infallible
Christina, Queen of Sweden
Ten years after assuming the throne, she abdicated to her cousin and joined the Catholic Church. She is the only woman buried at St. Peter's Basilica.
Saint Vincent de Paul
Came to realize he should use his priesthood to be of service to those in need after hearing the confession of a dying peasant on the estate of a wealthy family.
Louise de Marillac
Founded the Daughters of Charity who lived among people who were poor and served their needs.
Saint Francis de Sales
"Everyday Spirituality." His message about how to live the spiritual life has something for everyone. Wanted people to develop good habits in their everyday lives, habits that lead them to be aware of God and to act out of love of God.
John Baptiste de la Salle
Patron saint of teachers, felt that men should be trained specifically to teach boys who were poor.