Month: July 2020

Sunday Mass and Religious Freedom: A Bishop’s Defense

Many people wonder why they have to go to Church every Sunday when so many Catholics and non-Catholics have decided not to. Let’s set aside the question of whether we are currently able to attend and instead look to the future, for when we are again able to freely worship with no restrictions. Why should Catholics go back to Mass?

Event Options

After much prayer and careful consideration, the St. Paul Center and St. Patrick Parish have decided to cancel Scott Hahn’s event in St. Charles, Illinois. We apologize for the inconvenience and have several options for you in lieu of the event. Please take a moment to select your preferred alternative so that we can respond …

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Why Is God Eternal?

God is eternal. In other words, God is the One who does the creating. The Book of Genesis instructs us that God created time and the universe in which we live. Of course, as people who measure what we do by “keeping time,” it can be difficult to understand the concept that God has always been around. 

Hail, Holy Queen Virtual Event

On Saturday, August 22, don’t miss Hail, Holy Queen, a virtual event with Scott Hahn, John Bergsma, and Mike Aquilina. Join us on the Queenship of Mary for a very special online event celebrating the Queen of Heaven and her role role in the Church.

Supporting Priests in Person and Virtually

For over a decade, the St. Paul Center has hosted annual conferences serving and supporting the spiritual and intellectual needs of our priests. In the past two years, we’ve had the blessing to grow our outreach to two yearly retreats serving over 400 priests from around the world. 

Amy Smith, Plans God Has for You

You Can Trust God’s Goodness

Because God is God, He knows everything. He created the world and you and me. He knows us so well: 

O Lord, you have searched me and known me. You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from far away. . . . Even before a word is on my tongue, O Lord, you know it completely. (Ps 139:1–2, 4)