What is the biggest change in the new translation of the Mass? As Mike Aquilina explains, the biggest difference may be from the smallest change. ‘And with Your Spirit’ The big difference in a little phrase By Mike Aquilina – The Priest, 6/1/2011 A reporter called to interview me about the new translation of the
Archive | November, 2011
This is no ordinary Advent. The Holy Father is treating this time as a moment of great historical significance. It’s the time of the new evangelization. In recent months Pope Benedict has spoken and acted with great urgency about the matter. He established a dicastery in the Vatican to oversee new evangelistic efforts. He summoned
Scholars are increasingly interested in studying how the New Testament authors refer to the Old Testament not so much to find isolated prooftexts but as part of an overall rereading of Israel’s story in light of the Christ-event. Individual texts and large sections of the Old Testament thus provide the New Testament authors with a
Dr. Michael Barber explores the Dead Sea Scrolls with Dr. John Bergsma, looking specifically at why Catholics should find them interesting. You can find Dr. Bergsma’s audio series on the Scrolls here.
Some months ago on this blog, we had a discussion about the role of the Papacy in the Church and specifically with respect to the interpretation of Scripture. I keep coming back to the Pope’s homily upon assuming the Chair of Peter in St. John Lateran (7 May 2005). (St. John Lateran is, of course,
Dr. Hahn and I had the pleasure of visiting and speaking at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wisconsin, this weekend. A crowd of 400 came out to make the Marian pilgrimage, and hear talks on Confession and Eucharist, and receive those very sacraments. The Shrine, built by the people of