Lifting the Veil: A Mystical Understanding of the Divine Liturgy

January 11, 2023 0 Comments

The Divine Liturgy makes present the events of salvation history and allows us to participate in the worship of God along with the whole cosmos. In this series, guided by Scripture and saints such as Maximos the Confessor and Symeon of Thessaloniki, we will explore the Church’s mystical interpretation of the Divine Liturgy and how …

Reflecting upon Benedict XVI

December 31, 2022 0 Comments

Three articles worth our time in seriously reflecting upon the life, work and service of Benedict XVI. Two of the articles are written by Connecticut resident John Burger, an exceptional journalist. The other is a published essay by Australian Tracey Rowland, a well-known theologian and expert on the thought of Benedict. 1. Benedict XVI, the …

Free Catholic Bio-Ethics Course

April 8, 2022 0 Comments

Joan Lewis looks into Eastern Churches

June 19, 2021 0 Comments

Joan Lewis, the EWTN news correspondent in Rome speaks with Paulist Father Matt Berrios about the Eastern Churches. Joan also blogs at Joan’s Rome. Father Matt is in Rome to pursue advanced studies at the Pontifical Oriental Institute (PIO). Joan lives in Rome full-time and is well-connected with the goings-on of the Catholic Church. In …

Experiencing Deification in Lent

March 18, 2021 0 Comments

The Sheptytsky Institute in Toronto does some marvelous things to push back the boundaries of ignorance. Recently, the Institute hosted a conversation entitled, “The Experience of Deification in the Lenten Liturgies” with Fr. Khaled Anatolios, University of Notre Dame and the Institute’s executive director, Fr. Alexander Laschuk. Eastern Christians typically speak of salvation as deification. …

Free online Bible study

March 1, 2021 0 Comments

Herewith is a flyer for a Bible study on the oldest Gospel, Mark. The presenter is Father Greg Lozinskyy, pastor of St John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church (Trumbull, CT; www.stjohntrumbull.org). Father Greg has recently finished his doctorate in Sacred Scripture from the Pontifical Biblical Institute (Rome). The study begins tomorrow night, March 2! The …

Cardinal Sandri gives interview

February 16, 2021 0 Comments

The Prefect of the Oriental Congregation at the Holy See, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, gave an interview. Read “The Oriental Churches: Communities with more to offer than incense,” by Alessandro De Carolis. The Prefect doesn’t typically give interviews.