On assuming the Chair of Peter, Pope Saint John Paul II chose to devote his weekly general audiences for some five years (1979– 1984) to a catechesis on the human person, the body, and sexuality that has come to be known as the “Theology of the Body.” Almost every Wednesday (except when he was recovering
The topic of Pope Benedict XVI’s first encyclical, Deus Caritas Est, caught many by surprise. Moral relativism, secularization, abortion, liturgy—these are some of the themes people expected him to address. But instead, this new pope—known for his intellect, scholarship, and courage to tackle controversial issues—chose to write on a topic quite simple, timeless, and appealing
Don’t miss Scott Hahn and the St. Paul Center at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church on Saturday, March 23, 2019, for a powerful presentation on the riches of our Catholic faith. Best-selling author and renowned biblical scholar Scott Hahn will address two key Catholic teachings: the one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church and Mary
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Saturday, March 23, 2019 Don’t miss Scott Hahn and the St. Paul Center at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church on Saturday, March 23, 2019, for a powerful presentation on the riches of our Catholic faith. Best-selling author and renowned biblical scholar Scott Hahn will address two key Catholic teachings: the one, holy, catholic, and
Lent is less than a month away, and this year, we’re preparing our hearts to enter into the greatest story ever told. It’s a whirlwind of emotions, going from Genesis to Jesus in Sacred Scripture. We know how the story ends, but are we prepared for the long road to get there?
Coming Lent 2019! We’re excited to announce that on Ash Wednesday, March 6, we’re launching our newest Journey Through Scripture study, Genesis to Jesus! This is the study that started it all fifteen years ago. It presents the whole sweep of salvation history, and helps you make sense of the Bible, literally, from Genesis to
The first two verses of Genesis tell us that God brought the entire world into existence at the dawn of history. But he not only creates the world, he forges a covenant with the world. We hear of this in later passages such as Jeremiah 33:25, where the prophet speaks of the Lord’s “covenant with
Las bienaventuranzas y los ayes que escuchamos hoy en el Evangelio expresan la perfección de toda la sabiduría del Antiguo Testamento. Esa sabiduría se resume con maravillosa simetría en la primera lectura y salmo de hoy: Ambos declaran que los justos–aquellos que esperan en el Señor y gustan de su Ley- prosperarán como un árbol
Download Audio FileThe blessings and woes we hear in today’s Gospel mark the perfection of all the wisdom of the Old Testament. That wisdom is summed up with marvelous symmetry in today’s First Reading and Psalm: Each declares that the righteous—those who hope in the Lord and delight in His Law—will prosper like a tree
This Lent at the St. Paul Center, we’re going back to the foundations of what it means to be Catholic, of what it means to be an adopted son or daughter of God. And we’re doing it using the tools God has given us—Sacred Scripture and Tradition.