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The Acceptable Time

St. Paul always lived with an intense awareness of the grace of the moment. “Behold, now is the acceptable time; behold, now is the day of salvation!” (2 Cor 6: 2). And, like Jesus before him, he was eager to observe the seasons of grace, even if it required a little extra effort (see Acts …

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Apostle of Hope

The economy took us all for a wild ride. Many of our dear friends and most steadfast donors suffered setbacks. Some lost their jobs. Some lost their retirement funds. Many lost their confidence. And the financial knocks weren’t even the hardest. The pro-life and pro-family cause suffered setbacks, leaving many good people discouraged after a …

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Synod Wrap Up

More than a year ago, when Pope Benedict XVI first called for a special synod on Scripture, the St. Paul Center asked you to pray for the success of this synod. We knew what a successful synod could mean not only for the renewal of faithful biblical scholarship in universities and seminaries, but also for …

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Drinking Deeply Made Easy

Dr. Mary Healy and Dr. Peter Williamson, both Senior Fellows of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, are co-editors for a new series of 17 volumes of commentary on the books of the New Testament. Titled Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture, this series seeks to promote biblical literacy and encourage deeper spirituality through the …

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A Day Late and a Decade Short

The month of the Rosary just came to a close, and I find myself up late, remembering that I’ve wanted to post links to some very good things. Maureen, our faithful guide to things Celtic and patristic, provided excerpts of Pope Benedict’s recent words on the Rosary. Meanwhile, in the world of paper and ink, …

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