Archive | October, 2018

Catholic Halloween, all souls day, all saints day

Keeping the First Commandment: How to Avoid Misguided Spirituality in a Culture Hooked on Halloween

Spiritual self-help can be organized into four general categories: preventative measures, corrective measures, avoiding false religions, and avoiding violations of the First Commandment. The primary corrective tool for people is Confession followed by Mass. Usually everything up to possession can be resolved through a healthy sacramental life and regular prayer. Moving a person out of

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Book Review: The Eucharist

The Eucharist: Mystery of Presence, Sacrifice, and Communion by Lawrence Feingold Reviewed by Fr. Thomas Acklin, OSB Dr. Lawrence Feingold, in this excellent volume, offers a treatment of the Eucharist that not only is useful for the classroom but for anyone wishing to enter more deeply into the Paschal mystery and the Eucharist. The subtitle

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Sixth Annual Gala Dinner

Friday, October 25, 2019 Scott and Kimberly Hahn extend a warm invitation to you on behalf of the St. Paul Center. Please join us for our Sixth Annual Gala Dinner as we celebrate the year with our staff, trustees, and close friends. We’re excited to host this year’s Gala in Atlanta, GA, at the beautiful Cobb

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History and Theology Lead Us to the Church

The Book of Acts is a work of both history and theology, an account of God’s self-revelation within the course of human history. Hence, to understand what Luke intended to communicate in Acts, one must set aside the false dichotomy between history and theology. In Luke’s biblical theology, history itself is a framework created and

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Learning Sacrificial Love in the Blessed Sacrament

It is proper to spousal love that there be a mutual and total self-giving of the partners to each other, as St. Paul says in Ephesians 5:25–27: “Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water

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