Today is the Feast of St. Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop & Doctor of the Church. Originally a lawyer, he was called to the priesthood at 30. He opposed the spread of the Jansenist heresy & founded the Redemptorist order. He also wrote prolifically regarding Mariology & moral theology. OPN

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Christian by grace, Lutheran by choice.

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His Mary writings are something else.

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wrote prolifically regarding Mariology

That’s a bit of an understatement, and his writings are probably responsible for a lot of the belief that Catholics worship Mary. Since he goes massively overboard on them.

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