Archive | August, 2019

What Is Virtue?

By Stacy Mitch  Stacy Mitch is the author of the highly popular Courageous Women Bible study series. Photo Credit: Tom Wheatley What is virtue? Go ahead and try to come up with a definition—and don’t cheat by looking at the rest of this article!   I am willing to bet this was a difficult task for most—I can’t

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Is Mary’s Assumption in the Bible?

By Michael Barber  Dr. Michael Barber, St. Paul Center Senior Fellow, is Associate Professor of Scripture and Theology at the Augustine Institute. He has served as Dean of the School of Theology at John Paul the Great University in San Diego, where he created and ran a graduate program in Biblical Theology. Dr. Barber holds

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Reading with Love: Tips for Sharing Spiritual Books with Children

By Maura Roan McKeegan  Maura Roan McKeegan is the author of the Old and New Series of children’s picture books introducing children to biblical typology. She is a homeschooling mother and a former classroom teacher who studied graduate theology and reading education. Her articles have appeared in publications such as Catholic Digest, Catholic Exchange, The Civilized

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Scripture Study and Eucharistic Amazement

By Raquel Lopez Raquel Lopez is the associate producer of Journey Through Scripture and Promise & Fulfillment at the St. Paul Center. She earned her Master’s degree in theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville. Raquel Lopez and Matthew Leonard Scripture study has played a huge part in my faith. It was a Bible study on the

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Do this in remembrance, formed in christ, jacob wood, the sacraments

The Sacraments: Chisels in the Hands of Christ

By Lawrence Feingold  Dr. Lawrence Feingold is Associate Professor of Theology and Philosophy at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in St. Louis. He is the author of numerous scholarly books, including The Eucharist: Mystery of Presence, Sacrifice, and Communion, a comprehensive commentary on the mystery of the Eucharist drawing from Scripture, the Church Fathers, and magisterial teaching throughout the

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Why the Eucharist Gives Us the Grace to Avoid Sin

By Lawrence Feingold  Dr. Lawrence Feingold is Associate Professor of Theology and Philosophy at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in St. Louis. He is the author of numerous scholarly books, including The Eucharist: Mystery of Presence, Sacrifice, and Communion, a comprehensive commentary on the mystery of the Eucharist drawing from Scripture, the Church Fathers, and magisterial teaching throughout the

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How God Acts in Our Lives

By Tim Gray  Dr. Tim Gray is the President of the Augustine Institute, and Professor of Sacred Scripture at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary. He holds a PhD in Biblical Studies from Catholic University of America.  When we read the Bible, we easily notice all the great miracles and mighty deeds of the past, and wonder

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In the Order of Melchizedek

By Tim Gray  Dr. Tim Gray is the President of the Augustine Institute, and Professor of Sacred Scripture at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary. He holds a PhD in Biblical Studies from Catholic University of America.  Throughout salvation history the People of God have always had priests to mediate between God and man. The priests offered

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In the Beginning, God Made . . . the Sacraments?

By Scott Hahn  Dr. Scott Hahn, founder and president of the St. Paul Center, is the author of over forty books, including The First Society, The Creed, and Understanding “Our Father”. The sacraments are what God had in mind for you and me “in the beginning,” when He made the heavens and the earth. The

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