By Fr. Mike Schmitz, Ascension Presents, Published on May 4, 2016
There’s an ancient symbol that uses a ship or boat to represent the Catholic Church. In this video, Fr. Mike Schmitz takes that analogy a step further, using it to explain how everything Christians love about their church, whichever one it may be, originally came from the flagship or mothership of Christianity. She has had her struggles, some of which have caused others to leave and start their own fleet, but ultimately she has stayed her course and will always welcome her crew home.
*Image: The Sermon on the Mount by Fra Angelico, c. 1437 [Museo di San Marco, Florence, Italy]