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Join us on a Pilgrimage to Italy!


From March 9-19, 2015, the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology invites you to join us on a special pilgrimage to the holy cities and shrines of Italy. Led by the St. Paul Center’s Executive Director—the popular author and speaker Matthew Leonard—this 10-day pilgrimage will take you throughout central Italy to visit some of the holiest spots in Christendom. [READ MORE]

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The New Creation: Reflections on the First Sunday of Lent

Posted by Dr. Scott Hahn on 02.24.12

Lent bids us to return to the innocence of baptism. As Noah and his family were saved through the waters of the deluge, we were saved through the waters of baptism, Peter reminds us in today’s Epistle.

And God’s covenant with Noah in today’s First Reading marked the start of a new world. But it also prefigured a new and greater covenant between God and His creation (see Hosea 2:20; Isaiah 11:1-9)....  [Continue Reading]

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God’s Great ‘Amen’: Reflections on the 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Dr. Scott Hahn on 02.17.12

Today’s Gospel makes explicit what has been implied in preceeding weeks. Namely, that in healing the sick and casting out demons, Jesus is manifesting God’s forgiveness of His people’s sins.

They had wearied of God, refused to call on His name, we hear in today’s First Reading. Despite that, God promised to remember their sins no more.

Sin is often equated with sickness in Scripture (see Psalm 103:39)....  [Continue Reading]

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Thoughts on the Church's Old Testament Canon

Posted by Dr. John Bergsma on 02.15.12

The Canon of the Old Testament in the Days of Jesus

There was no universally-accepted canon of Scripture among the Jews in the first century A.D. Instead, different sects within Judaism had divergent views of which books were inspired and authoritative. The Samaritans and the Sadducees, although very different in their religious views and practice, were agreed that only the five Books of Moses were...  [Continue Reading]

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"Paschal Sacrifice: A Heavenly Banquet for Earthly Beggars"

Posted by Robert Corzine on 02.10.12

Does your mind wander at Mass? If so, here’s some very good news for you drawn from the Banquet Theology in the Gospel of St. Luke.

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Made Clean: Reflections on the 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Dr. Scott Hahn on 02.10.12

In the Old Testament, leprosy is depicted as punishment for disobedience of God’s commands (see Numbers 12:12-15; 2 Kings 5:27; 15:5).

Considered “unclean” - unfit to worship or live with the Israelites, lepers are considered “stillborn,” the living dead (see Numbers 12:12). Indeed, the requirements imposed on lepers in today’s First Reading - rent garments, shaven head, covered beard - are signs...  [Continue Reading]

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