Archive | April, 2015

The Spread of the Kingdom in Acts

An excerpt of our FREE online Bible Study Course Description The drama in the Gospels turns on a single question: Is Jesus the long awaited Messiah, the son of David come to restore the everlasting monarchy promised to David? Underlying this drama are centuries of rival interpretations of the Jewish Scriptures and competing expectations of

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The Love that Covers a Multitude of Sins: A Reflection on Divine Mercy

By +Father Ray Ryland, Ph.D., J.D. Pope John Paul the Great gave us Divine Mercy Sunday. Over a period of thirty-five years, from the time when he was archbishop of Krakow, John Paul actively forwarded the process of canonizing Sister Faustina. On April 30, 2000, the first Sunday after Easter, John Paul canonized Sister Faustina—now SaintFaustina.

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Explore the Many Riches of the Catholic Faith

Now that we’ve made the journey from Lent to Calvary to the empty tomb, the Easter season is a time to revel in the glorious treasures of our faith, purchased for us through Christ’s sacrifice and Resurrection. What better time than now to explore the many riches of Catholic life?  Whether we are just beginning

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The Springtime of Evangelization

As we mark the ten year anniversary of Saint John Paul II’s death, the St. Paul Center is reflecting on the many gifts our Holy Father left to the Church. Among them, his call for a “new springtime of evangelization” resounds even more profoundly today. The new evangelization is in full swing, and every Christian

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Saint John Paul II, Pray for us!

Today the St. Paul Center honors the memory of Saint John Paul II on the ten year anniversary of his death. Difficult as it is to wrap our minds around the numerous dimensions of his tremendous legacy, arguably one of the most important is his “theology of the body. ”Many scholars have applied this teaching

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