I never realized how Scriptural the Mass was until my first encounter with “Bible Christians.” As a “cradle Catholic,” I was quite familiar with the rituals of the Mass. I knew when to stand and when to kneel.
Archive | July, 2018
We carefully differentiate between veneration of Mary, which is good and right, and adoration of Mary, which the Catholic Church condemns as idolatry. For Protestants, worship consists of songs, prayer, and a sermon.
Download Audio FileEl camino del discipulado es un éxodo de toda la vida, desde la esclavitud del pecado y de la muerte hasta la santidad de la verdad en el Monte Sion, la tierra prometida de vida eterna. La senda puede tornarse difícil. Y cuando esto sucede, podemos ser tentados a quejarnos como lo hicieron
Download Audio FileThe journey of discipleship is a life-long exodus from the slavery of sin and death to the holiness of truth on Mount Zion, the promised land of eternal life. The road can get rough. And when it does, we can be tempted to complain like the Israelites in this week’s First Reading. We
Over the last three decades, Dr. Janet E. Smith has been among the world’s preeminent voices in the study of Pope Paul VI’s 1968 encyclical letter Humanae Vitae. Her scholarship has become a trusted source of interpretation of this landmark teaching on married love, sexuality, and the transmission of life.
Dr. Scott Hahn has often talked on why the topic of marriage is so important in our culture today. Thanks to his book The First Society: The Sacrament of Matrimony and the Restoration of the Social Order, the conversation on the importance of sacramental marriages has gained popularity.
In his Letter to the Romans, St. Paul proclaims that he is not ashamed to proclaim the Gospel of God concerning His Son Jesus Christ (Romans 1:3, 16).
Download Audio FileLa liturgia de hoy presenta varias referencias a las que el Antiguo Tes¬tamento aludía para revelar a Jesús como el Mesías y Rey, como el Señor que viene a alimentar a su pueblo. Notemos el paralelismo que existe entre el evangelio de hoy y la primera lectura. Jesús, al igual que Eliseo, está
Download Audio FileToday’s liturgy brings together several strands of Old Testament expectation to reveal Jesus as Israel’s promised Messiah and King, the Lord who comes to feed His people. Notice the parallels between today’s Gospel and First Reading. Both Elisha and Jesus face a crowd of hungry people with only a few “barley” loaves. We
July 25, 2018 marks the fiftieth anniversary of one of the most controversial documents to come from the Catholic Church: Humanae Vitae.