Sunday Bible Reflection


Following the Messiah: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted on September 07, 2015

Readings:

Isaiah 50:4-9

Psalm 116:1-6, 8-9

James 2:14-18

Mark 8:27-35 (see also "Finding Christ in the Psalms")

In today's Gospel, we reach a pivotal moment in our walk with the Lord. After weeks of listening to His words and witnessing His deeds, along with the disciples we're asked to decide who Jesus truly is.

Peter answers for them, and for us, too, when...

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Typing Tutor by Scott Hahn

Posted on September 02, 2015

Long before I considered becoming Catholic—during the time, in fact, when I considered myself to be anti-Catholic—I found myself drawn to the study of biblical typology.

Typology describes a certain approach to the reading the Bible. When Christians read typologically, they discern in the Old Testament “types” that prefigure a fulfillment in Jesus Christ. Isaiah spoke of a man of sorrows, and all Christians since the first generation have seen his...

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Molly Lou Hahn (1928-2015) Rest in Peace

Posted on August 21, 2015

Many of you will have heard of the passing of Dr. Hahn’s beloved mother, Molly Lou Hahn yesterday.  A number of people have called the Center to share their sympathy and inquire about making memorial gifts in her honor.  She was a devoted mother, grandmother, and a dear friend of the Center.  She will be greatly missed.  Please keep her and the Hahn family in your prayers.  If you would like to...

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Summer Vocation by Scott Hahn

Posted on August 10, 2015

“See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are” (1 John 3:1).

I’ve often written and remarked on the astonishment that’s evident in that line. It seems to require an exclamation point: “And so we are!”

After decades of preaching the Word—the same message day after day, year after year—Saint John could still be...

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