Beautiful art and architecture are certainly not foreign to the Catholic Church, and a person may wonder what role this aesthetic beauty plays in the liturgy. In this episode we discuss the relationship between God and beauty and its role in the liturgy.
A quick look on how we can enter into joy.
The Eiffel Tower, crepes, St. Francis de Sales, these three gifts to the world all came from France. Although the first two may be more well known to the world at large, St. Francis de Sales is a well known saint in the Church. He is also referred to as the Doctor of Love, but you’ll have to listen to the episode to get the story behind that one.
The beauty of Christmas just keeps on giving.
Is your favorite part of Mass the end? Sometimes it seems that we are itching to get out of church right after the dismissal, but the dismissal actually comes with a responsibility. Tune into this Catholic Bytes episode to see how we must go forth from Mass and share the love of Christ with others.
A 60 second look at the Church’s teaching on self defense.
In this episode we talk about the happy ending that is the ascension of Jesus Christ. Jesus completed our salvation with His resurrection and after this, He returns home to heaven; something that upon meditating can help us to understand the full context of the Easter mystery as well as enlighten our own pursuits towards a homecoming with God, our Father.
For part II of our history series on monks and friars, we discuss the great contributions of Saint Benedict to monastic life. The Father of Monasticism, Saint Benedict, lived in a time when monasticism was already practiced, however at this particular time in history, he was able to give monastic life its form through his influence of order and discipline.
Our human reality (bodily and spiritual) is a reflection of God, who made us in His image. In this episode we learn how this endows us with a vocation of love, earthly dominion, and submission to God.
What are you doing for your New Year’s resolution?
Here’s an idea, read the entire bible! Well, I suppose “listen” is more accurate.
Listen to this announcement by Fr. Greg and commit to deepening your faith in 2017.