Archive | December, 2019

A Biblical Defense of the Immaculate Conception

By Lucas R. Pollice  Lucas Pollice is the director of Adult Catechesis and RCIA for the Diocese of Fort Worth, Texas. He has taught RCIA for over ten years and is a regular speaker at catechetical conferences. He is the author of Open Wide the Doors to Christ: Discovering Catholicism. If you ask people, including

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Blessed Among Women: Contemplating the Visitation

By Madeleine Stebbins  Madeleine Stebbins is the author of Looking at a Masterpiece and Let’s Look at a Masterpiece: Classic Art to Cherish with a Child. These poignant works bring timeless truths to life through the beauty of art.  The Visitation (1306) by Giotto di Bondone This fresco of the Visitation by Giotto speaks in the language of the

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Preparing to Meet Jesus at the End of the World

By Leroy Huizenga  Leroy A. Huizenga is Administrative Chair of Human and Divine Sciences at the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND. He is the author of Behold the Christ: Proclaiming the Gospel of Matthew.  The Sermon on the Mount concludes with two apocalyptic warnings, and on this two general comments must be made. First, the Sermon on

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Scripture and the Sacred Mysteries Digital Conference

December 2-23, 2019 Streaming will begin December 2, 2019 at approximately 7:00 PM Eastern Time. Videos will remain available for two weeks following the end of the conference for your convenience. Already registered? Log in and return to this page to access streaming. Back by popular demand, we’re making all the talks from our Priest

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What the Bible Says about the Mass

By Leroy Huizenga  Leroy A. Huizenga is Administrative Chair of Human and Divine Sciences at the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND. He is the author of Behold the Christ: Proclaiming the Gospel of Matthew.  Photo Credit: James Coleman For Catholics, Scripture is embodied not merely in our lives but also in liturgy. Indeed, it’s

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Is Matthew the Most Important Gospel?

By Leroy Huizenga  Leroy A. Huizenga is Administrative Chair of Human and Divine Sciences at the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND. He is the author of Behold the Christ: Proclaiming the Gospel of Matthew.  The Gospels are the theological center of the canon of Scripture, and the Gospel of Matthew stands first among the

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Scott Hahn in Akron, OH

Saturday, April 25, 2020 Don’t miss Scott Hahn and the St. Paul Center in Akron on Saturday, April 25, 2020. Join us and our sponsors West Side Catholic Couples for a day of retreat and reflection. Designed especially for married couples, this event will re-energize your relationship with your spouse and with Christ! Schedule:  7:30

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A Gift for My Savior: Entering Into Advent

By Regis Flaherty  Regis Flaherty is a bestselling author of several books, including Jesus Is the Gift: The Spirituality of Advent & Christmas, which is the fruit of over seven years of preparing others for Advent through talks on its liturgical themes. Christmas is traditionally a time of gift-giving, and often we struggle to find

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