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Jun 25, 2021

This third in a series on Understanding the Mass focuses on the way the Lord Jesus is really present in his body, the church, as well as his real presence in the priest.

Whether they’re Catholic or not, whether they understand it or not, most people have heard the term, “the real presence,” and know it has...

Jun 21, 2021

In Part 1 of Understanding the Mass, we examined how the Mass relates to the Sacrifice of Jesus on the cross.  In this, part 2 of the series, we ask in what way the Eucharist can be said to be our sacrifice, the self-offering of the Church with its head.  The New Testament calls Christians “priests” and priests...

Jun 19, 2021

The Fatherhood of God has come under fire with the rise of feminism. If we know that God is pure spirit who transcends male and female, masculine and feminine, why preserve what some believe to be the antiquated, patriarchal practice of referring to the divinity as “Father”? This article uses the occasion of...

Jun 18, 2021

This first post of a 5 part series on understanding the mass focuses on what way the Eucharist is a sacrifice, how it is a re-presentation of the once and for all sacrifice of Christ on the Cross at Calvary as well as an experience of the resurrection and the Pentecost experience of the Holy Spirit.

Jun 3, 2021

Podcast by Dr. Italy on Florence, the Renaissance city, and what the art of Michelangelo teaches us about Catholic Culture and life.  With images of sites and churches of Florence that he will visit on his upcoming Italy pilgrimage.