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Posted by St. Paul Center on 04.29.11 |
Everyone arrived safely and ready to go – with smiles on their faces! All except 15 whose flight was canceled to New York due to bad weather. They are flying over the Atlantic and Europe as I write and will arrive at 12:30 PM today (Wednesday). The others all arrived in good spirits, had a great dinner and a good night’s sleep.
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Holy Land Pilgrimage Day 2: Beatitudes, Caesarea Philippi, Jordan River… [Continue Reading]
Posted by St. Paul Center on 09.23.10 |
Last December, Pope Benedict XVI offered Mass in Rome for Catholic theologians from around the world gathered for the meeting of the International Theological Commission. His homily is one that all students of Sacred Scripture should take to heart, especially those of us who have been called to teach.
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
Last December, Pope Benedict XVI offered Mass in Rome for Catholic theologians… [Continue Reading]
Posted by St. Paul Center on 05.26.10 |
Today our group went to the General Audience with Pope Benedict. Dr. Scott Hahn was able to get a special ticket (he’d been working on it for a year, I think). After the final blessing he was able to meet the pope and present him with his latest books. You will see him describe it on the video.
Everyone was very happy to see the pope — most for the first time in their lives. It was a beautiful day… [Continue Reading]
Posted by St. Paul Center on 05.12.10 |
Posted by St. Paul Center on 12.09.09 |
It may have been our most successful Letter and Spirit Conference ever.
On November 6 and 7, priests, scholars, and lay people from around the country gathered in Crafton, PA, to probe the mysteries of “Priesthood and Blessing.” Joining us were 65 seminarians from 7 seminaries and dozens of dioceses. It was by far the highest number of seminarians who have attended the annual conference, and thanks… [Continue Reading]
Posted by St. Paul Center on 07.13.09 |
On June 15, the St. Paul Center along with St. Vincent Seminary and Archabbey welcomed over 100 ordained (or soon to be ordained) men to our fourth annual Priests, Deacons, and Seminarians Conference. The five-day gathering was our largest yet. It was also, according to the men in attendance, our most successful.
The conference, which took place on the campus of St. Vincent’s Seminary in Latrobe,… [Continue Reading]
There's an interesting article up on First Things site by R. R. Reno:
Posted by St. Paul Center on 03.10.09 |
Recovering the Bible
The Bible contains a verse that scholars like to quote. It is from the book of Ecclesiastes: “Of making many books there is no end, and much study is weariness of the flesh” (12:12). In context it serves as a warning against the vain illusion that we can study our way to the Kingdom of God. The spiritual life is not a Kaplan course, nor is it like getting tenure after piling up… [Continue Reading]
Posted by St. Paul Center on 11.19.08 |
“The novitiate is doing well. Sister John Mary finished her monastic decorum class with the postulants and now they have begun a scripture course that will include Dr. Scott Hahn’s Bible Study “Genesis to Jesus”. All are excited about diving into all the books of the Bible and get a deeper grasp of the narrative thread of salvation history that runs through the whole Bible. Kudos to Dr. Hahn and… [Continue Reading]