Did you know that St. John wrote a document about the seven sacraments? In his gospel, St. John calls the miracles of Jesus’ ministry “signs”—signs that point to the sacraments of the Church. Want to know which passages reveal the sacraments? Listen in. Click the play button above.
God is love—by nature. When he shares himself with us, he gives us that love. While the way we receive and interpret love varies from person to person depending on your “love language,” the Lord has made sure that the Church has all that we need! Discover your love language and how the Lord wants … Continue reading Love Languages and Intimacy with God
Any first-century Jew would have recognized that the opening of John’s Gospel is filled with images of Jesus as the fulfillment of the Old Covenant. Indeed, we are called into the desert in a new Exodus—but not the wandering-in-the-wilderness-for-forty-years kind. Listen to the ways John weaved this call into his finely crafted Gospel and how … Continue reading A New Exodus in the Gospel of John
Prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.
“In the beginning”—it’s the opening phrase of both the book of Genesis and the Gospel of John. Was this intentional on John’s part? You bet. In fact, the opening verses of his Gospel parallel each day of the creation account. Listen as I identify them, explain their significance, and uncover John’s purpose. Click the play … Continue reading Genesis of the Gospel of John
You know how when you find someone else excited about living the Faith, you can trade riffs for hours about God’s generosity? I did just that—well, for an hour—with Cy Kellett, host of the Catholic Answers Today radio show. Listen in as we explore how the path of theosis leads us to the inheritance of … Continue reading Theosis & Inheriting a Kingdom
What do Simeon’s prophecy, your baptism, and candles have in common? Hint: they’re related to a feast day of Our Lord—and together they can animate us to be light bearers to the world.Click the play button above.
Did you know the Sacrament of Reconciliation has had six different titles over the centuries? In today’s episode we crack open each name to get a fuller picture of the abundance of love, mercy, joy, and power the Lord gives us through this sacrament of healing. Click the play button above.
We may think of tradition as something man-made that we’ve simply perpetuated, generation after generation. When it comes to Catholic Tradition, however, this is not the case. Find out why and how Tradition safeguards the truth. Click the play button above.
During Advent we are preparing for the coming of Christ. Did you know that this “coming” we await is not only the birth of our Lord? Let’s look at the two expectant events this season calls us to focus on so we may prepare our hearts fully. Click the play button above.
Did you know that all sins stem from the same root? Knowing the origin of sin will enable you to root out yours and cultivate the virtues needed to nip them in the bud. Come find out what the root of sin is and how you can counter it. Click the play button above.
Celebrating the Eucharist during the Mass is the ultimate thanksgiving meal. Let’s unpack the importance of the meal liturgy in Judaism and how it has impacted the Christian sacrament of the Eucharist. Click the play button above.