Today is the memorial of St. Polycarp of Smyrna who was martyred in 155AD. In this interview, Patristics scholar and St. Paul Center vice president, Mike Aquilina, discusses the life and legacy of this important early witness to the faith of the Apostles.Audio File
Posted by Mike Aquilina on 02.23.11
Posted by Mike Aquilina on 02.22.11
Feast of the Chair of St. Peter
The New Testament bears ample testimony to the ancient faith of the Roman Christians. Rome marks the final destination of the Acts of the Apostles. Rome was the postal address of the first of St. Paul’s canonical letters.
And the ancient Romans treasured their heritage. They knew, with unerring Christian instinct, what the African Tertullian would say so eloquently... [Continue Reading]
Posted by Dr. Michael Barber on 02.22.11
I am currently working up an article on the imagery of the “keys of the kingdom of heaven” in Matthew 16:18. As part of the article I’m discussing the Davidic Christology of Matthew. I’m trying to be as thorough as possible. I’m going to post the first five illustrations here and then follow-up with five more.
- “The Son of David” (Matt 1:1). Matthew begins his Gospel by connecting Jesus’ role as... [Continue Reading]
Posted by Mike Aquilina on 02.21.11
John Henry Newman, Oxford scholar and famous English convert to Catholicism (1801–1890), whose birthday we celebrate today, is acknowledged by most for his English prose, his lofty ideas on university education and his writings on development of Christian doctrine.... [Continue Reading]
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- Evangelizing Catholics: A Mission Manual for the New Evangelization by Dr. Scott Hahn
- Consuming the Word: The New Testament and The Eucharist in the Early Church by Dr. Scott Hahn
- Genesis to Jesus EWTN DVD by Dr. Scott Hahn and Robert Corzine
“The Mystery of Christ in the Church: A Study of Ephesians.”
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