- DC26 St. Bernard of Clairvaux – 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. Bernard of Clairvaux Born: 1090, Fontaine-lès-Dijon, France Died: August 20, 1153, Clairvaux Abbey, France Books: Two-Fold Knowledge For more on St. Bernard of Clairvaux and hi…Read More
- RC#6 – Crusades Abroad and at Home - The Resilient Church with Mike Aquilina
- 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time - Sunday, Sunday, Sunday with Mark Hart
- Kris McGregorThe Sunday, Sunday, Sunday Podcast is a reflection on the upcoming Sunday Mass readings presented by LifeTeen.com and hosted by Mark Hart. Sunday Readings Reading 1 IS 56:1, 6-7 Responsorial Psalm PS 67:2-3, 5, 6, 8 Reading 2 ROM 11:13-15,…Read More
- The Prayer of the Hebrew Scriptures - Prayer in the Catechism with Fr. Benedict Groeschel
- Kris McGregorThe Prayer of the Hebrew Scriptures - Prayer in the Catechism with Fr. Benedict Groeschel The Prayer of the Hebrew Scriptures - . Fr. Groeschel discusses the experience of Abraham, Moses, the Maccabees. He shares the beauty of the Psalms. He sp…Read More
- SBN #2 Salvation Begins Now: Last Things First with Deacon James Keating - Death and Purgatory
- Kris McGregorEpisode 2 Salvation Begins Now: Last Things First - What is Death? Why do we fail to contemplate it's truth...why do we fear it? What is Purgatory? Why is there a need for final purgation? From the Catechism of the Catholic Church: 1030 Al…Read More
- CA-3 Whether sacred doctrine (theology) is nobler than other sciences?-St. Thomas Aquinas - Christian Apologetics with Dr. R. R. Reno ep 2
- MC7 - Praying with Scripture: Christian Contemplation and Mediation in the Ignatian tradition w/Fr. Timothy Gallagher
- Kris McGregorFr. Gallagher continues to discuss the differences and benefits of meditation and contemplation - the cornerstones of Ignatius of Loyola’s spiritual practice.Read More
- STSG18 - The Lord's Prayer (PART 2) - Seeking Truth with Sharon Doran
- Kris McGregor“Our Father…” In this lecture Sharon takes us on a beautiful journey through the Lord’s prayer, which the Catechism of the Catholic Church describes as the summary of the whole Gospel. Sharon opens the mystery of each line, beginning with God a…Read More
- St. Augustine of Hippo Novena Day 4
- Kris McGregorDay 4 St. Augustine has written: "“You are surprised that the world is losing its grip, that the world is grown old? Think of a man: he is born, he grows up, he becomes old. Old age has its many complaints: coughing, shaking, failing eyesight, an…Read More
- Friday 20th Wk in Ordinary Time Yr II– Daily Reading and Reflection on the Gospel from the Mass
- Kris McGregoran excerpt from today's reflection by Don Schwager:bible-friday God is love and everything he does flows from his love for us (1 John 3:1, 4:7-8, 16). God puts us first in his thoughts and concerns - do we put him first in our thoughts? God loved…Read More
- Prayer to Immaculate Heart of Mary
- Kris McGregorO Most Blessed Mother, heart of love, heart of mercy, ever listening, caring, consoling, hear our prayer. As your children, we implore your intercession with Jesus your Son. Receive with understanding and compassion the petitions we place before you…Read More
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Mark Shea once again gives us an outstanding resource to grow in our Catholic faith! This time its with “The Heart of Catholic Prayer: Rediscovering the Our Father and the Hail Mary”. Mark takes great care and time with varied sections of each prayer and helps us to deeply reflect on the mystery contained within them. Both meditative and catechetical, what we will find is a treasure house of grace, which if pondered deeply, will unite us closer to the heart of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Outstanding!
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To learn and understand the Our Father and Hail Mary is to learn the deepest contours of the Church’s interior life, for both are prayers that come from the Holy Spirit, who is the soul of the Church.
Experience the ordinary truths of the Faith that the Church has always taught, but in ways which will generate a spark of recognition in the contemporary mind. Upon completion of this book, you will never recite either of these prayers in the same way again.