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Aug 28, 2020

"Late have I loved you," read on the Feast of St. Augustine, August 28, laments a man who did not finally yield to faith and baptism till his thirties, whose enthusiasm for the created things of this world held him back from their Creator. But now, having breathed the fragrance of God's truth and beauty, he pants for...


Aug 27, 2020

No sooner does Jesus praise Peter's confession at Caesarea Philippi and dub him "the Rock" than he rebukes him as the devil or Satan.  Peter had confessed Jesus to be the Messiah.  But his idea of what it meant to be the Christ left no room for suffering, sacrifice or the way of the cross as the cost of...


Aug 26, 2020

In this episode from the Sonrise Morning Show, Marcellino D'Ambrosio, Holy Land tour leader, describes what it is like to sail on the Sea of Galilee and to look down upon it from the mountains and hills upon which Jesus prayed.  Surprising details about this body of water, also known as the Lake of Genessaret, that...


Aug 22, 2020

This papal primer seeks to dispel popular misconceptions about the Papacy and explain in everyday language what scripture teaches about the role of Simon Peter and how the Catholic Church relates that to the role of the Pope


Aug 19, 2020

When we think about the Pope, we often think of the Vatican.  But the roots of the Papacy are in the Old Testament as well as in the Gospel story of Jesus changing Simon’s name to Peter and giving him the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven.

More Catholic than the Pope.” There is nothing more quintessentially Catholic...