Archive | 2016

15th Anniversary Gala Highlights

Dr. Scott & Kimberly Hahn with Mike Aquilina   View from LeMont Restaurant Dr. Hahn gives the pre-event toast Attendees browsing Silent Auction items  Executive Director Andrew Jones      Co-Founder Kimberly Hahn Chaplain Fr. Jay Donahue offers opening prayer  Ben Astono and Miranda Turalakey receive the inagural Fr. Henry Hilderbrandt Award, traveling all the

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St. Teresa of Avila on False Humility

This post is an excerpt from 30 Days with Teresa of Avila by Anthony Lilles and Dan Burke. I am not surprised at your imperfections as I find many in myself, although I have had much more spare time here than I have enjoyed for a long while, which has been a great comfort; may

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An Introduction: Living the Mystery of Merciful Love

This post is excerpted from Living the Mystery of Merciful Love: 30 Days with Thérèse of Lisieux by Anthony Lilles and Dan Burke. You have in your hands a thirty-day retreat that can—and will—change your life. We don’t propose that you spend thirty days off in a cave somewhere. That would be contrary to the spirit of

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The Love of St.Thérèse of Lisieux

This post is an excerpt from Living the Mystery of Merciful Love: 30 Days with Thérèse of Lisieux by Anthony Lilles and Dan Burke.   “And then she said to her divine guide: “You know where I want to go, You know for whom I want to climb the mountain, for whom I want to

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Follow the Path of the Saints

In Ralph Martin’s modern classic, The Fulfillment of All Desire: A Guidebook for the Journey to God Based on the Wisdom of the Saints, the three stages of spiritual growth are defined as the purgative, illuminative, and unitive. The purgative stage includes the initial phases of the spiritual life—conversion, turning away from sin, bringing one’s

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God’s Covenant Plan

God’s Covenant Plan Note: This study was formerly known as Genesis to Jesus. We’ve renamed it to avoid confusion with the Journey through Scripture study of the same name. What is the Bible, where does it come from and what is its purpose? How are Catholics supposed to read the Bible and what story does

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Scott Hahn Unleashes the Creed

In this special 50th episode of the Art of Catholic, Matthew Leonard interviews Scott Hahn about his exciting new book titled The Creed: Professing the Faith Through the Ages.  In this barnburner episode he unleashes incredible insights into what we profess to believe every week at mass.

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The Creed: Yesterday and Today

The following is from Scott Hahn’s latest book, The Creed: Professing the Faith Through the Ages, now available through Emmaus Road Publishing. Gregory of Nyssa, both brilliant and holy, was recognized by his contemporaries and peers as a man who most perfectly embodied the Council of Constantinople—the council that produced the creed we call “Nicene” and recite every

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Right & Just

From the time of King David onward, an attitude of gratitude dominated the worship of the Temple in Jerusalem. Every day, the priests offered blood sacrifices to atone for the sins of God’s people. But the sacrifice most commonly offered, the sacrifice that exercised the most powerful influence on the spirituality of the Jews, was

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