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By Dr. Jeff Mirus, Catholic Culture, Oct 02, 2020
Jeffrey Mirus holds a Ph.D. in intellectual history from Princeton University. A co-founder of Christendom College, he also pioneered Catholic Internet services. He is the founder of Trinity Communications and CatholicCulture.org. See full bio.
Few Churchmen have bequeathed to the world as consistent a body of excellent writing and preaching over the course of their careers as has Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI). We are indebted to Ignatius Press for its long-extended determination to make this material available in English. Nonetheless, as is true for any scholar, only a relatively few people are going to sit down and read Ratzinger’s major works.
That is why a new small collection of his homilies on the sacraments is such a delight. I am referring to Signs of New Life: Homilies on the Church’s Sacraments.
Here is Ratzinger not for the few, but for the many. …