Archive | September, 2012

To Belong to Christ: Reflections on the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Readings:  Numbers 11:25–29    Psalm 19:8,10,12–14  James 5:1–6    Mark 9:38–48 Today’s Gospel begins with a scene that recalls a similar moment in the history of Israel, the episode recalled in today’s First Reading. The seventy elders who receive God’s Spirit through Moses prefigure the ministry of the apostles. Like Joshua in the First Reading, John makes

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Changing the World from a Cave

Join Matthew Leonard and Bible scholar Curtis Mitch as they discuss the great (though somewhat ill-tempered) St. Jerome. Learn how he transformed scripture study, his zero tolerance for dissent from the Church, how he lived out his famous maxim—“Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ”…and more.

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Changing the World from a Cave

The Saint Paul Center for Biblical Theology presents:  Join Matthew Leonard and Bible scholar Curtis Mitch as they discuss the great (though somewhat ill-tempered) St. Jerome. Learn how he transformed scripture study, his zero tolerance for dissent from the Church, how he lived out his famous maxim — “Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ”…and

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New Testament: Sacrifice or Execution

The Saint Paul Center for Biblical Theology presents:  Dr. Hahn explains why we call the Cross a Sacrifice and the implications of Christ's command to “Do this” at the Last Supper. Listen closely and you'll never view the New Testament the same way again.

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Servant of All: Reflections on the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Readings: Wisdom 2:12,17-20 Psalm 54:3-8 James 3:16-4:3 Mark 9:30-37 In today’s First Reading, it’s like we have our ears pressed to the wall and can hear the murderous grumblings of the elders, chief priests and scribes – who last week Jesus predicted would torture and kill Him (see Mark 8:31; 10:33-34).  The liturgy invites us

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Mystagogy of Marriage?

Matthew Leonard, Executive Director of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, gives a glimpse at the life and work of St. John Chrysostom and the Mystagogy of Marriage.

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