John the Baptist, First Victim of the Cancel Culture
by Elizabeth Scalia . January 23, 2020 .
In the Midst of Miracle, Christ Jesus Asks Us an Important Question
by Elizabeth Scalia . January 9, 2020 .
Making a Holy Hour? Here Are Some Reading Recommendations for Adoration
by Elizabeth Scalia . October 24, 2019 .
When Jesus Called My Sons, I Wanted to Know What For
by Elizabeth Scalia . July 25, 2019 .
Preparing for Battle: 7 Tips from St. Paul on Evangelization
by Joe Heschmeyer . October 19, 2018 .
A Prophet Like Moses
by Bishop Robert Barron . January 28, 2018 .
It is of particular importance this week that we read the first reading and the Gospel together, for the former sheds enormous light on the latter. In the first reading, Moses assures the people: "The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like myself." Moses received the word from God, but this new prophet would be an authority greater than Moses. He would speak with the words of God. And in the Gospel reading from Mark, this is precisely who Jesus is revealed to be: the highest prophet and the Word of God made flesh.
Bishop Barron on How to Preach Like an Apostle
by Bishop Robert Barron . May 25, 2017 .
A twentieth century Anglican bishop memorably expressed the following insight: “When Paul preached, there were riots; when I preach, they serve me tea.” To all preachers, I might recommend a careful consideration of the kerygmatic sermonizing in the Acts of the Apostles. If you preach like Peter, they might not serve you tea after every homily, but they will know that they’ve been cut to the heart.