- POA5 - "Know your Commander and Comrades" - Put On The Armor - A Manual for Spiritual Warfare w/Dr. Paul Thigpen Ph.D.
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- DC32 St. Gregory of Narek – The Doctors of the Church: The Charism of Wisdom w/ Dr. Matthew Bunson
- Kris McGregorDr. Matthew Bunson discusses the life, times and teachings of St. Gregory of Narek Born: 951 Rshtunik, Vaspurakan, Bagratid Armenia Died 1003 Narekavank, Vaspurakan, Armenia Feast 13 October (Holy Translators day); 27 February (Roman Catholi…Read More
- RN-11 – Value 5-5 – Solidarity – Regnum Novum w/ Omar Gutierrez
- Kris McGregorEpisode 11 – Regnum Novum: Bringing forth the New Evangelization through Catholic Social Teaching with Omar Guiterrez - Value 5 The Common Good, Universal Destination of Goods, Subsidiarity, Participation, Solidarity part 5 From episode 11…Read More
- CTD#2 – "The Desert of Ordinary Life" - Crossing the Desert: Lent and Conversion with Deacon James Keating
- Kris McGregorEpisode 2 -Crossing the Desert: Lent and Conversion – "The Desert of Ordinary Life". --The only location for God to interact with us is deep within the ordinariness of our days. We are called to cherish the ordinary day, not because of its routi…Read More
- USCCA11 - The Four Marks of the Church - U.S. Catholic Catechism for Adults w/ Archbishop George Lucas
- Kris McGregorEpisode 11- The Four Marks of the Church Archbishop Lucas offers insights on the US Catholic Catechism for Adults Chapter 11: "In the earliest professions of faith, the Catholic Church identified herself as "one, holy, catholic, and apostolic." …Read More
- BTP-LR5 The "Last Retreat" Day 5 - Beginning to Pray with Dr. Anthony Lilles
- Kris McGregorBeginning to Pray: "The Last Retreat - Day 5 " - “I saw a great multitude which no man could number. . . ” From "Last Retreat Day 5" found in The Complete Works vol 1: 12. “I saw a great multitude which no man could number. . . . These are they w…Read More
- St. Agnes of Bohemia, the princess saint...In Conversation with Sr. Joan Mueller
- Kris McGregorSt. Agnes of Bohemia is one of my favorite saints and it has a lot to do with Sr. Joan Mueller, the master storyteller. St. Agnes was the great admirer and then great friend of St. Clare. Her tale is as dramatic and compelling as any novel written.…Read More
- Almsgiving - A Key in the Spiritual Life with Msgr. John Esseff
- Kris McGregorMsgr. Esseff reflects on the necessity of almsgiving in the spiritual life. It is vital for spiritual growth and renewal. Gospel Lk 6:36-38 Jesus said to his disciples: “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful. “Stop judging and you…Read More
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Catholics believe that the bread and wine are more than just symbolic reminders. By the power of God working through the priest they are transformed into Christ’s Body and Blood.
Our Lord taught, “Unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood you do not have life within you.”1 The Jews scoffed at this and asked, “How can He give us his flesh to eat.” Even His disciples said this was a hard saying and many stopped following Him.
Now when genuine misunderstandings occurred, Jesus corrected His listeners. But Jesus meant what He said, and did not back down: “[M]y flesh is food indeed and my blood is drink indeed … He who eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day.”
For 2,000 years the Eucharist has been the heart of the Catholic Faith. In fact, the early Christians said, “without the Eucharist we cannot live,” preferring to risk their lives rather than miss Mass. Today He invites each one of us to receive His very flesh and blood.
1- All citations from John 6:50 – 58
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