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Posted by St. Paul Center on 12.07.11 |
Today is the memorial of St. Ambrose, bishop of Milan at the end of the fourth century. Meet the simple, straight-forward style of St. Ambrose as Patristics scholar and St. Paul Center vice president, Mike Aquilina, discusses the life and legacy of this important Saint.
Posted by St. Paul Center on 12.01.11 |
New and very timely podcast on the new translation of the Roman Missal.
Posted by St. Paul Center on 11.21.11 |
Scholars are increasingly interested in studying how the New Testament authors refer to the Old Testament not so much to find isolated prooftexts but as part of an overall rereading of Israel’s story in light of the Christ-event. Individual texts and large sections of the Old Testament thus provide the New Testament authors with a narrative framework in which to understand the unfolding of God’s plan… [Continue Reading]
Posted by St. Paul Center on 10.26.11 |
VANCOUVER—Catholics have been given the task of spreading the message, says Dr. Scott Hahn.
They must be trained to evangelize and catechize, and they must be sacramentalized (partake in the sacraments), Hahn said during a recent lecture on mystagogy at Regent College.
Mystagogy, a Greek term meaning “to be guided into the mysteries,” leads believers to a deeper understanding of the Liturgy of the… [Continue Reading]
"Your Mandate is a violation of the Moral Law and of our Catholic conscience"
Posted by St. Paul Center on 09.28.11 |
As you may be aware, the federal government’s Department of Health and human Services (HHS) has proposed a morally bankrupt new regulation that, if implemented, will go into effect in 2012. It would require that all insurance programs nationwide cover all forms of contraception - including abortifacient drugs such as Plan B and Ella - and sterilization as “preventive services for women.” The regulation… [Continue Reading]
Posted by St. Paul Center on 08.16.11 |
When the annual Applied Biblical Studies Conference, held on the campus of Franciscan University of Steubenville, wrapped up on July 29, 2011, the staff of the St. Paul Center was more than pleased. The conference, which featured talks on the Gospel of Matthew by Dr. Scott Hahn, Dr. Brant Pitre, Dr. Michael Barber, Fr. Pablo Gazenz, Dr. John Bergsma, and other Center Fellows, was itself a rousing… [Continue Reading]
Posted by St. Paul Center on 08.04.11 |
Pope Benedict XVI has urged Catholics to read the Bible while on vacation, particularly the lesser known books of sacred scripture.
“This seems to be a good thing to do on the holidays: take a book of the Bible, so you have some relaxation and, at the same time, enter into the great expanse of the Word of God and deepen our contact with the Eternal,” said the Pope in his Wednesday General Audience… [Continue Reading]
Posted by St. Paul Center on 07.01.11 |
By Nick Pisa in Rome
1:39PM BST 29 Jun 2011
The fresco was found during restoration work at the Catacombs of San Gennaro (Saint Januarius) in the southern port city of Naples by experts from the Pontifical Commission of Sacred Art.
The announcement was made on the feast day of St Peter and Paul which is traditionally a bank holiday in Rome and details of the discovery were disclosed in the Vatican’s… [Continue Reading]