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Respondiendo a la llamada: Scott Hahn reflexiona sobre el 13º Domingo de Tiempo Ordinario

June 25, 2022 16:00 - 3 minutes - 8.17 MB

Lecturas: 1 Reyes 19, 16–21 Salmo 16,1–2.5.7–11 Gálatas 5,1.13–18 Lucas 9,51–62 En la primera lectura de esta semana, al discípulo de Elías se le permite dar el beso de despedida a sus papás antes de disponerse a seguir la llamada del profeta. Pero estamos llamados a seguir a alguien más grande que Elías. Eso es lo que la liturgia de esta semana nos quiere decir. En el Bautismo, nos hemos revestido con el manto de Cristo, fuimos llamados a la casa de un nuevo Padre; en el reino de ...

Taking the Call: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 25, 2022 16:00 - 3 minutes - 4.48 MB

Readings: 1 Kings 19:16–21 Psalm 16:1–2, 5, 7–11 Galatians 5:1, 13–18 Luke 9:51–62 In this week’s First Reading, Elijah’s disciple is allowed to kiss his parents goodbye before setting out to follow the prophet’s call. But we are called to follow a “greater than Elijah”, this week’s Liturgy wants us to know. In Baptism, we have put on the cloak of Christ, been called to the house of a new Father, and been given a new family in the kingdom of God. We have been called to leave behind...

How Mary Continued Her Fiat - The Memorial of The Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary

June 25, 2022 10:00 - 12 minutes - 17.5 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for the Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary by Mr. Clement Harrold. Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary First Reading: Lamentations 2: 2, 10-14, 18-19 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 74: 1b-2, 3-5, 6-7, 20-21 Alleluia: Luke 2: 19 Gospel: Luke 2: 41-51 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

How God Proves His Love - The Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

June 24, 2022 10:00 - 13 minutes - 19.2 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus by Dr. John Bergsma. SACRED HEART OF JESUS Solemnity First Reading: Ezekiel 34: 11-16 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 23: 1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6 Second Reading: Romans 5: 5b-11 Alleluia: Matthew 11: 29ab or John 10: 14 Gospel: Luke 15: 3-7 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

Why Jesus Alludes to Solomon - Thursday of the Twelfth Week of Ordinary Time

June 23, 2022 10:00 - 17 minutes - 23.7 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Thursday of the Twelfth Week of Ordinary Time by Dr. Scott Hahn. NATIVITY OF JOHN THE BAPTIST Solemnity / Day First Reading: Isaiah 49: 1-6 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 139: 1b-3, 13-14ab, 14c-15 Second Reading: Acts 13: 22-26 Alleluia: Luke 1: 76 Gospel: Luke 1: 57-66, 80 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

How to Identify False Prophets - Wednesday of the Twelfth Week of Ordinary Time

June 22, 2022 10:00 - 9 minutes - 13.2 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Wednesday of the Twelfth Week of Ordinary Time by Dr. John Bergsma. Ordinary Weekday / Paulinus of Nola, Bishop / John Fisher, Bishop, Martyr, and Thomas More, Married Man, Martyr First Reading: Second Kings 22: 8-13; 23: 1-3 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 119: 33, 34, 36, 37, 40 Alleluia: John 15: 4a, 5b Gospel: Matthew 7: 15-20 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

How To Look at Life With a Divine Perspective - The Memorial of St. Aloysius Gonzaga

June 21, 2022 10:00 - 13 minutes - 18.8 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for the Memorial of St. Aloysius Gonzaga by Dr. James Merrick. Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious Obligatory Memorial First Reading: Second Kings 19: 9b-11, 14-21, 31-35a, 36 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 48: 2-3ab, 3cd-4, 10-11 Alleluia: John 8: 12 Gospel: Matthew 7: 6, 12-14 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

Why Faith Shouldn't be a Performance - Monday of the Twelfth Week of Ordinary Time

June 20, 2022 10:00 - 19 minutes - 26.5 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Monday of the Twelfth Week of Ordinary Time by Dr. Scott Hahn. Ordinary Weekday First Reading: Second Kings 17: 5-8, 13-15a, 18 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 60: 3, 4-5, 12-13 Alleluia: Hebrews 4: 12 Gospel: Matthew 7: 1-5 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

Bendito y entregado: Scott Hahn reflexiona sobre la Solemnidad del Santísimo Cuerpo y Sangre de Cristo

June 18, 2022 14:10 - 3 minutes - 3.24 MB

Lecturas: Génesis 14, 18–20 Salmo 110,1–4 1 Corintios 11, 23–26 Lucas 9,11–17 En el alba de la historia de la salvación, Dios reveló nuestro futuro mediante figuras. Sobre ello trata la primera lectura de hoy: un rey y sumo sacerdote viene de Jerusalén (cfr. Sal 76,3) y ofrece pan y vino para celebrar la victoria del amado siervo de Dios—Abrán—sobre sus adversarios. Por medio de su ofrenda, Melquisedec consigue bendiciones divinas para Abrán. Nos quiere mostrar también que un día r...

Blessed and Given: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ

June 18, 2022 14:09 - 3 minutes - 2.74 MB

Readings: Genesis 14:18–20 Psalm 110:1–4 1 Corinthians 11:23–26 Luke 9:11–17 At the dawn of salvation history, God revealed our future in figures. That’s what’s going on in today’s First Reading: a priest-king comes from Jerusalem (see Psalm 76:3), offering bread and wine to celebrate the victory of God’s beloved servant, Abram, over his foes. By his offering, Melchizedek bestows God’s blessings on Abram. He is showing us, too, how one day we will receive God’s blessings and in turn ...

How Anxiety Can Stem From Pride - Saturday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time

June 18, 2022 10:00 - 8 minutes - 11.5 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Saturday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time by Mr. Clement Harrold. Ordinary Weekday / Optional Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary First Reading: Second Chronicles 24: 17-25 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 89: 4-5, 29-30, 31-32, 33-34 Alleluia: Second Corinthians 8: 9 Gospel: Matthew 6: 24-34 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

Why Custody of the Eyes is Important - Friday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time

June 17, 2022 10:00 - 11 minutes - 16.2 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Friday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time by Dr. John Bergsma. Ordinary Weekday First Reading: Second Kings 11: 1-4, 9-18, 20 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 132: 11, 12, 13-14, 17-18 Alleluia: Matthew 5: 3 Gospel: Matthew 6: 19-23 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

How Sirach Maps Out Salvation History - Thursday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time

June 16, 2022 10:00 - 15 minutes - 21.6 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Thursday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time by Dr. Scott Hahn. Ordinary Weekday First Reading: Sirach 48: 1-14 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 97: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7 Alleluia: Romans 8: 15bc Gospel: Matthew 6: 7-15 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

Why Self Denial Isn't Just For Lent - Wednesday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time

June 15, 2022 10:00 - 11 minutes - 16.1 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Wednesday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time by Dr. John Bergsma. Ordinary Weekday First Reading: Second Kings 2: 1, 6-14 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 31: 20, 21, 24 Alleluia: John 14: 23 Gospel: Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-18 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

How Jesus Intensifies the Teaching's of Moses - Tuesday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time

June 14, 2022 10:00 - 10 minutes - 14.7 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Tuesday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time by Dr. James Merrick. Ordinary Weekday First Reading: First Kings 21: 17-29 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 51: 3-4, 5-6ab, 11 and 16 Alleluia: John 13: 34 Gospel: Matthew 5: 43-48 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

How God's Law is an Example of Love - The Memorial of St. Anthony of Padua

June 13, 2022 10:00 - 14 minutes - 20.2 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for the Memorial of St. Anthony of Padua by Dr. Scott Hahn. Anthony of Padua, Priest, Religious, Doctor Obligatory Memorial (Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time) First Reading: First Kings 21: 1-16 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 5: 2-3ab, 4b-6, 7 Alleluia: Psalms 119: 105 Gospel: Matthew 5: 38-42 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

Procesiones Gloriosas: Scott Hahn reflexiona sobre la Solemnidad de la Santísima Trinidad

June 11, 2022 16:00 - 3 minutes - 3.24 MB

Lecturas: Proverbios 8,22–31 Salmo 8, 4–9 Romanos 5,1–5 Juan 16,12–15 En la liturgia de hoy nos trasladamos a través del tiempo en una procesión gloriosa; desde antes que la tierra y el cielo estuvieran en su sitio, hasta la venida del Espíritu sobre la nueva creación: la Iglesia. Empezamos en el corazón de la Trinidad, como escuchamos en el testimonio de la Sabiduría en la primera lectura de este día. Engendrado eternamente, el Unigénito de Dios se procede dinámicamente desde la etern...

Glorious Processions: Scott Hahn Reflects on Trinity Sunday

June 11, 2022 16:00 - 3 minutes - 2.74 MB

Readings: Proverbs 8:22–31 Psalms 8:4–9 Romans 5:1–5 John 16:12–15 In today’s Liturgy we’re swept through time in glorious procession—from before earth and sky were set in place to the coming of the Spirit upon the new creation, the Church. We begin in the heart of the Trinity, as we listen to the testimony of Wisdom in today’s First Reading. Eternally begotten, the firstborn of God, He is poured forth from of old in the loving delight of the Father. Through Him, the heavens were est...

The Importance of Being Authentic - The Memorial of St. Barnabas

June 11, 2022 10:00 - 10 minutes - 15.1 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for the Memorial of St. Barnabas by Mr. Clement Harrold. Barnabas, Apostle Obligatory Memorial First Reading: Acts 11: 21b-26; 13: 1-3 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 98: 1, 2-3ab, 3cd-4, 5-6 Alleluia: Psalms 119: 36a, 29b Gospel: Matthew 5: 33-37 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

Why We Hear God in the Silence - Friday of the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time

June 10, 2022 10:00 - 12 minutes - 17.1 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Friday of the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time by Dr. John Bergsma. Ordinary Weekday First Reading: First Kings 19: 9a, 11-16 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 27: 7-8a, 8b-9abc, 13-14 Alleluia: Philippians 2: 15d, 16a Gospel: Matthew 5: 27-32 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

How to Move From the Letter to the Spirit - Thursday of the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time

June 09, 2022 10:00 - 15 minutes - 21.5 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Thursday of the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time by Dr. Scott Hahn. Ordinary Weekday / Ephrem of Syria, Deacon, Doctor First Reading: First Kings 18: 41-46 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 65: 10, 11, 12-13 Alleluia: John 13: 34 Gospel: Matthew 5: 20-26 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

How Jesus Fulfills AND Abolishes the Law - Wednesday of the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time

June 08, 2022 10:00 - 12 minutes - 16.7 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Wednesday of the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time by Dr. John Bergsma. Ordinary Weekday First Reading: First Kings 18: 20-39 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 16: 1b-2ab, 4, 5ab and 8, 11 Alleluia: Psalms 25: 4b, 5a Gospel: Matthew 5: 17-19 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

How Mary Fulfills Old Testament Symbolism - Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church

June 06, 2022 10:00 - 25 minutes - 35.4 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for the Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church by Dr. Scott Hahn. Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church (Tenth Week in Ordinary Time) First Reading: First Kings 17: 1-6 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 121: 1bc-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 Alleluia: Matthew 5: 12a Gospel: Matthew 5: 1-12 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

Un viento impetuoso: Scott Hahn reflexiona sobre el Pentecostés

June 04, 2022 16:41 - 2 minutes - 5.31 MB

Lecturas: Hechos 2,1–11 Salmo 104,1, 24, 29–31, 34 1 Corintios 12, 3–7, 12–13 Juan 20,19–23 El don del Espíritu Santo al nuevo Pueblo de Dios es el acontecimiento que corona el plan de salvación del Padre. La fiesta judía de Pentecostés convocaba a todos los judíos devotos a Jerusalén, para celebrar su nacimiento como pueblo escogido de Dios, bajo la Ley dada a Moisés en el Sinaí (cfr. Lv 23,15-21; Dt 16, 9–11). La primera lectura de hoy nos muestra cómo los misterios prefigurados en...

A Mighty Wind: Scott Hahn Reflects on Pentecost Sunday

June 04, 2022 16:40 - 3 minutes - 2.74 MB

Readings: Acts 2:1–11 Psalm 104:1, 24, 29–31, 34 1 Corinthians 12:3–7, 12–13 John 20:19–23 The giving of the Spirit to the new people of God crowns the mighty acts of the Father in salvation history. The Jewish feast of Pentecost called all devout Jews to Jerusalem to celebrate their birth as God’s chosen people in the covenant Law given to Moses at Sinai (see Leviticus 23:15–21; Deuteronomy 16:9–11). In today’s First Reading the mysteries prefigured in that feast are fulfilled in ...

The Context of the Book of Acts - Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter

June 04, 2022 10:00 - 13 minutes - 18 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter by Mr. Clement Harrold. Col 1:24–2:3, Psalm 62:6-7, 9, Lk 6:6-11 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

How Jesus Multiplies Our Love - The Memorial of St. Charles Lwanga

June 03, 2022 10:00 - 14 minutes - 19.4 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for the Memorial of St. Charles Lwanga by Dr. John Bergsma. Charles Lwanga & Companions, Martyrs Obligatory Memorial First Reading: Acts 25: 13b-21 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 103: 1-2, 11-12, 19-20ab Alleluia: John 14: 26 Gospel: John 21: 15-19 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

How the Holy Spirit Opens Our Eyes - Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter

June 02, 2022 10:00 - 15 minutes - 21.8 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter by Dr. Scott Hahn. Easter Weekday / Marcellinus and Peter, Martyrs First Reading: Acts 22: 30; 23: 6-11 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 16: 1-2a and 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11 Alleluia: John 17: 21 Gospel: John 17: 20-26 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

Why We Need to Pray for Our Bishops - The Memorial of St. Justin

June 01, 2022 10:00 - 10 minutes - 15.1 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for the Memorial of St. Justin by Dr. John Bergsma. Justin, Martyr Obligatory Memorial First Reading: Acts 20: 28-38 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 68: 29-30, 33-35a, 35bc-36ab Alleluia: John 17: 17b, 17a Gospel: John 17: 11b-19 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

How the Holy Spirit Defies Expectations - Monday of the Seventh Week of Easter

May 30, 2022 10:00 - 16 minutes - 22.3 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Monday of the Seventh Week of Easter by Dr. Scott Hahn. Easter Weekday First Reading: Acts 19: 1-8 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 68: 2-3ab, 4-5acd, 6-7ab Alleluia: Colossians 3: 1 Gospel: John 16: 29-33 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

Perfection as One: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Seventh Sunday of Easter

May 28, 2022 16:36 - 3 minutes - 2.74 MB

Readings: Acts 7:55–60 Psalm 97:1–2, 6–7, 9 Revelation 22:12–14, 16–17, 20 John 17:20–26 (In dioceses where Ascension is celebrated on Sunday, see also the reflection for the Ascension of the Lord.) Jesus is praying for us in today’s Gospel. We are those who have come to believe in Him through the Word of the Apostles, handed on in His Church. Jesus showed the Apostles His glory, made known the Father’s name and the love He has had for us from “before the foundation of the world.” ...

The Power of Petitionary Prayer - Saturday of the Sixth Week of Easter

May 28, 2022 10:00 - 11 minutes - 15.9 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Saturday of the Sixth Week of Easter by Mr. Clement Harrold. Easter Weekday First Reading: Acts 18: 23-28 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 47: 2-3, 8-9, 10 Alleluia: John 16: 28 Gospel: John 16: 23b-28 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

The Real Hero of the Book of Acts - Friday of the Sixth Week of Easter

May 27, 2022 10:00 - 14 minutes - 20.1 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Friday of the Sixth Week of Easter by Dr. John Bergsma. Easter Weekday / Augustine of Canterbury, Bishop, Religious, Missionary First Reading: Acts 18: 9-18 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 47: 2-3, 4-5, 6-7 Alleluia: Luke 24: 46, 26 Gospel: John 16: 20-23 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

The Good News: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Ascension of the Lord

May 26, 2022 16:38 - 3 minutes - 7.07 MB

Readings: Acts 1:1–11 Psalm 47:2–3, 6–7, 8–9 Ephesians 1:17–23 Matthew 28:16–20 (In dioceses where Ascension is celebrated on Thursday, see also the reflection for the Seventh Sunday of Easter.) In today’s First Reading from the Acts of the Apostles, St. Luke gives the surprising news that there is more of the story to be told. The story did not end with the empty tomb, or with Jesus’ appearances to the Apostles over the course of forty days. Jesus’ saving work will have a liturgical ...

How the Ascension Redefines Heaven - The Ascension of the Lord

May 26, 2022 10:00 - 21 minutes - 29.5 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for the Ascension of the Lord by Dr. Scott Hahn. ASCENSION OF THE LORD Solemnity, Philip Neri, Priest Obligatory Memorial First Reading: Acts 1: 1-11 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 47:2-3, 6-7, 8-9 Alleluia: Matthew 28:19a, 20b Gospel: Luke 24:46-53 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com  

Why the Ecumenical Council is Infallible - Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Easter

May 25, 2022 10:00 - 15 minutes - 21.2 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Easter by Dr. John Bergsma. Easter Weekday / Venerable Bede, Priest, Religious, Doctor / Gregory VII, Pope, Religious / Mary Magdalene de’ Pazzi, Virgin, Religious First Reading: Acts 17: 15, 22 – 18: 1 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 148: 1-2, 11-12, 13, 14 Alleluia: John 14: 16 Gospel: John 16: 12-15 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

How the Holy Spirit Convicts the World - Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter

May 24, 2022 10:00 - 10 minutes - 14.4 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter by Dr. James Merrick. Easter Weekday First Reading: Acts 16: 22-34 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 138: 1-2ab, 2cde-3, 7c-8 Alleluia: John 16: 7, 13 Gospel: John 16: 5-11 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

The Weight of Lydia's Conversion - Monday of the Sixth Week of Easter

May 23, 2022 10:00 - 14 minutes - 19.8 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Monday of the Sixth Week of Easter by Dr. Scott Hahn. Easter Weekday First Reading: Acts 16: 11-15 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 149: 1b-2, 3-4, 5-6a and 9b Alleluia: John 15: 26b, 27a Gospel: John 15: 26 – 16: 4 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

Counsel of Jerusalem: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Sixth Sunday of Easter

May 21, 2022 16:00 - 3 minutes - 2.74 MB

Readings: Acts 15:1–2, 22–29 Psalm 67:2–3, 5–6, 8 Revelation 21:10–14, 22–23 John 14:23–29 The first Church council, the Council of Jerusalem we hear about in today’s First Reading, decided the shape of the Church as we know it. Some Jewish Christians had wanted Gentile converts to be circumcised and obey all the complex ritual and purity laws of the Jews. The council called this a heresy, again showing us that the Church in the divine plan is meant to be a worldwide family of God,...

Why God's Work Comes Before Good Work - Saturday of the Fifth Week of Easter

May 21, 2022 10:00 - 9 minutes - 13.3 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Saturday of the Fifth Week of Easter by Mr. Clement Harrold. Easter Weekday / Christopher Magallanes, Priest & Companions, Martyrs First Reading: Acts 16: 1-10 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 100: 2, 3, 5 Alleluia: Colossians 3: 1 Gospel: John 15: 18-21 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

How Jesus is Both Lord and Friend - Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter

May 20, 2022 10:00 - 12 minutes - 16.9 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter by Dr. John Bergsma. Easter Weekday / Bernardine of Siena, Priest, Religious, Missionary First Reading: Acts 15: 22-31 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 57: 8-9, 10 and 12 Alleluia: John 15: 15b Gospel: John 15: 12-17 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

Why Acceptance Isn't Love - Thursday of the Fifth Week of Easter

May 19, 2022 10:00 - 17 minutes - 23.7 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Thursday of the Fifth Week of Easter by Dr. James Merrick. Easter Weekday First Reading: Acts 15: 7-21 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 96: 1-2a, 2b-3, 10 Alleluia: John 10: 27 Gospel: John 15: 9-11 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

The Purpose of an Ecumenical Council - Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Easter

May 18, 2022 10:00 - 13 minutes - 18.6 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Easter by Dr. John Bergsma. Easter Weekday / John I, Pope, Martyr First Reading: Acts 15: 1-6 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 122: 1-2, 3-4ab, 4cd-5 Alleluia: John 15: 4a, 5b Gospel: John 15: 1-8 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

Why St. Paul's Preaching is Trustworthy - Monday of the Fifth Week of Easter

May 16, 2022 10:00 - 17 minutes - 24.7 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Monday of the Fifth Week of Easter by Dr. Scott Hahn. Easter Weekday First Reading: Acts 14: 5-18 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 115: 1-2, 3-4, 15-16 Alleluia: John 14: 26 Gospel: John 14: 21-26 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

New For All Ages: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Fifth Sunday of Easter

May 14, 2022 16:00 - 3 minutes - 2.74 MB

Readings: Acts 14:21-27 Psalm 145:8-13 Revelation 21:1-5 John 13:31-35 By God’s goodness and compassion, the doors of His kingdom have been opened to all who have faith, Jew or Gentile. That’s the good news Paul and Barnabas proclaim in today’s First Reading. With the coming of the Church—the new Jerusalem John sees in today’s Second Reading —God is “making all things new.” In His Church, the “old order” of death is passing away and God for all time is making His dwelling with the ...

How Apostolic Succession Helped Build the Church - The Feast of St. Matthias

May 14, 2022 10:00 - 11 minutes - 15.8 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for the Feast of St. Matthias by Mr. Clement Harrold. Matthias, Apostle Feast First Reading: Acts 1: 15-17, 20-26 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 113: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 Alleluia: John 15: 16 Gospel: John 15: 9-17 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

The Unification of Peter and Paul - Friday of the Fourth Week of Easter

May 13, 2022 10:00 - 12 minutes - 17.9 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Friday of the Fourth Week of Easter by Dr. John Bergsma. Easter Weekday / Our Lady of Fatima First Reading: Acts 13: 26-33 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 2: 6-7, 8-9, 10-11ab Alleluia: John 14: 6 Gospel: John 14: 1-6 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

The Importance of Preaching the Whole Gospel - Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter

May 12, 2022 10:00 - 9 minutes - 13.7 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter by Dr. James Merrick. Easter Weekday / Nereus and Achilleus, Martyrs / Pancras, Martyr First Reading: Acts 13: 13-25 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 89: 2-3, 21-22, 25 and 27 Alleluia: Revelation 1: 5ab Gospel: John 13: 16-20 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

Why the Gospel Spread Like Wildfire - Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Easter

May 11, 2022 10:00 - 11 minutes - 16.1 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Easter by Dr. John Bergsma. Easter Weekday First Reading: Acts 12: 24 – 13: 5 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 67: 2-3, 5, 6 and 8 Alleluia: John 8: 12 Gospel: John 12: 44-50 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com

How to Have a Supernatural Outlook - Monday of the Fourth Week of Easter

May 09, 2022 10:00 - 18 minutes - 25.2 MB

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Monday of the Fourth Week of Easter by Dr. Scott Hahn. Easter Weekday First Reading: Acts 11: 1-18 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 42: 2-3; 43: 3-4 Alleluia: John 10: 14 Gospel: John 10: 1-10 Learn more about the Mass at www.stpaulcenter.com