Month: October 2013

St. Ignatius, “God-Carrier”

Today is the memorial of St. Ignatius, bishop of Antioch at the end of the first century.  In this interview, Patristics scholar and St. Paul Center vice president, Mike Aquilina, discusses the life and legacy of this important early witness to the faith of the Apostles.  

A Radical Sabbatical

The word sabbatical comes from the biblical Sabbath — the seventh day of creation, when God rested from his labors. The Sabbath was, ever afterward, the weekly holy day when Israel imitated God by refraining from work. Last month I began a sabbatical year, a break from my ordinary labors at the university. But it’s …

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