Year: 2021

Emily Stimpson Chapman, Letters to Myself

How Do We Love Our Enemies?

How can you bring yourself to love your enemies? That’s what you’re wondering, right? How can you want to love someone who doesn’t love you? Who, in fact, hates you? Who wants to hurt you or oppress you or destroy you? Or who wants to hurt, oppress, or destroy others? The easy answer is grace.

Dr. Scott Hahn & Kimberly Hahn Italy Pilgrimage with 206 Tours

Join world renowned theologian, Dr. Scott Hahn, Ph.D. of the St. Paul Center and Franciscan University of Steubenville & Kimberly Hahn, on an exclusive Pilgrimage to Italy! Enjoy spiritual lectures from Dr. Hahn, connect with fellow Pilgrims, and celebrate Mass daily with Fr. Dennis Gang, T.O.R., who will be available for reconciliation and Spiritual Direction. Enjoy seven (7) nights in Rome with the luxury of only having to unpack once! Explore the eternal city and all the marvels Rome has to offer, experience a Papal Audience, make day trips to the Umbrian countryside and Assisi, and visit Castel Gandolfo, the Apostolic Palace and Papal Summer Residence. Immerse yourself in the rich culture, art & cuisine of Italy on this Catholic Pilgrimage.

Dr. Scott Hahn & Kimberly Hahn Holy Land Pilgrimage with 206 Tours

Join world renowned theologian Dr. Scott & Kimberly Hahn on an exclusive Pilgrimage to the Holy Land where the Scriptures will come to life! Enjoy spiritual lectures from Dr. Hahn each day, connect with fellow Pilgrims, and celebrate Mass daily with a team of incredible Spiritual Directions in this most sacred place. Walk in the footsteps of Jesus to see where He was back then, and feel how He is still there today!

decline and fall of sacred scripture, Scott Hahn and Benjamin Wiker

Don’t Fall for Politicizing the Bible

Why should anyone worry about the history of Scripture scholarship, especially reaching all the way back to the early fourteenth century?  

The simple answer is that our peculiar situation today—in which priests, preachers, and people in the pews study the Bible as the inspired Word of God and academic Scripture scholars in universities study the Bible as an ancient book of mythology—is the result of the history of Scripture scholarship. We are searching for the reasons for this Great Divide, and that means searching for its ultimate origins.  

Mary: The Promised Mother

All through the history of the Davidic kingdom, the Queen Mother occupied a place second only to the king. In Hebrew, she was called Gebirah, meaning “Great Lady.” Her duties included advising the king as no one else could and interceding for the people before the king. She also was a visible sign of the king’s legitimate rule. That’s because she wasn’t just the king’s mother, she was also the former king’s wife. Her motherhood of the king was a testimony to his descent from the previous king. 

Authentic Authority: the Joseph Option

What does authority look like in the Joseph Option? Pope Francis gave a picture of this when he described Nazareth as the School of St. Joseph: “During the hidden years in Nazareth, Jesus learned at the school of Joseph to do the will of the Father. That will was to be his daily food (cf. Jn 4:34).”