“Baptism of the Spirit” is a term many Catholics have heard. But one that leaves a lot of question marks. What’s the difference between the sacrament of baptism and baptism of the Spirit? Is baptism of the Spirit in the bible? I didn’t hear about baptism of the Spirit when I was young, is this something new in Catholicism? Listen as Richaél Lucero answers all of these questions and more.
Wedding homilies are typically sweet, cute, and sometimes romantic. Have you ever heard one in which the celebrant unraveled the common misconceptions about what it means for wives to be *submissive* to their husbands? Listen as Richaél Lucero summarizes the highlights of the homily that did just that and how that message converted hearts to Christ.
Examination of Conscience using the Beatitudes. This is a powerful Eastern Catholic personal examination to prepare for your next reconciliation.
Of all the miracles Jesus performed, the seven signs John the Evangelist records reveal the seven sacraments Our Lord instituted. In the final episode of a three-part miniseries, Richaél Lucero explains the theological symbolism of the last of these signs and the sacraments they represent.
Richaél Lucero continues to identify the signs Jesus performed in John’s Gospel with the sacrament each prefigures. Allow yourself to be drawn deeper into their mystery as she unpacks the theological symbolism.
St. John wrote about the seven signs Jesus performed. Each sign reveals one of the seven sacraments. Listen as Richaél Lucero identifies each sign and the sacrament it conveys and unpacks the theological symbolism.
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 as Richaél Lucero highlights them.
Did you know the Sacrament of Reconciliation has had six different titles over the centuries? In today’s episode Richaél Lucero cracks 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.
In order to be victorious in war, knowing one's opponent is key. Combating sin is no different. If we want to defeat sin, we must define it, identify the root cause of it, and learn how to use the Lord’s weaponry in response to it. Listen as Richaél Lucero provides instruction.
“Full, active, and conscious participation” is key to getting the most out of the Mass. Richaél Lucero shares 3 skills that will guarantee you will continually benefit from your time with Christ in the liturgy.