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What to Bake for Bible Study

We've been talking a lot about hosting this week and offering hospitality to our guests. One of the best ways to do that is through the gift of food. It doesn't have to be anything extravagant—just putting out coffee or tea is enough ...
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Bible study, hosting bible study, tips for hosting a bible study

The ABC’s of Hospitality

As Christians, we’re not called to “entertain” people or put on a show. But we are expected to practice hospitality. “Show hospitality to one another without grumbling,” instructs 1 Peter 4:9 ... Read More
How to host a Bible study

Tips for Hosting a Bible Study

The first step in leading any Bible study is always to bathe your efforts in prayer. Ask the Holy Spirit to use you for the glory of God and to bless the study. Consider asking others to intercede for you and the participants of the study ... Read More

The Old and the New

Genesis to Jesus is free this Lent! Sign up now to be notified as soon as lessons are available ... Read More

Share the Gospel with a Bible Study

We know that the idea of hosting a Bible study and sharing the Gospel can be scary terms. But evangelizing to friends through reading the Bible is much easier than you might think ... Read More
called to communion, theology of the body, true love

It Is Not Good for Man to Be Alone: Called to Communion

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 ... Read More
St. Valentine, Catholic for a Reason, eros, agape, Catholic Valentine's Day, true love

Surprised by Love

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 ... Read More
Genesis to Jesus, Lent 2019, Ash Wednesday 2019, what to do for Lent

Six Things to Do Before Lent

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 ... Read More
Genesis to Jesus, creation, seventh day, salvation history, matthew leonard

The Seventh Day: Created for Sonship

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 ... Read More

It’s Not Too Early to Think about Easter

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 ... Read More
Mike Aquilina, The Healing Imperative, Christ the Physician

Hospitals without Hospitality?: the State of Medicine in a Post-Christian World

We live in a strange world today. Some people are beginning to call it a post-Christian world, in spite of the fact that Catholics are more numerous than any other single group on earth ... Read More