One of the “secrets” to Mother Teresa’s success as a missionary of charity was her commitment to a daily holy hour in front of the Eucharistic Jesus. She did not waver in her belief that prayer before Jesus was essential to her work among the most vulnerable of society. Mother Teresa gave a powerful speech to those assembled for the Eucharistic Congress in Philadelphia in 1976, and reiterated this simple fact.
Most faithful Catholics instinctively know that modern Biblical scholarship is destructive to faith. But why? What are the roots of this crisis? Dr. Scott Hahn joins Crisis Point to explain how modern scholarship was led astray…and how we can get it back on track. Also, he gives practical advice and tools for the average Catholic to read the Bible as it was intended to be read — in the heart of the Church.
The heroic age of Antarctic exploration reached its zenith in December 1911, when Norwegian Roald Amundsen beat Robert Falcon Scott to the South Pole. It ended, arguably, at 8.20am on 20 December 1928, when Australian Sir George Hubert Wilkins took off in a “sleek, shiny, bullet-shaped” high-wing monoplane from Deception Island, just off the Antarctic Peninsula, to explore the last great hole in the map.
It starts in the year 300, with Eusebius…
Pope Francis said Sunday that silent prayer with the Gospel is the “secret to spiritual health.” “Do we remember to listen to the Lord? We are Christians, but sometimes with the thousands of words we hear every day, we do not find a few seconds to let a few words of the Gospel resound in us,” the pope said in his Angelus address on Sept. 5.
TV highlights this week include the live events of the Eucharistic congress.
Since a resolution was adopted by the General Assembly in 2012, the U.N. has designated September 5 as the International Day of Charity.
International Day of Charity observed in honor of Mother Teresa