Anthony Baratta was a committed Southern Baptist who found out that his father, a Protestant Pastor, was returning to the Catholic Church. This sparked his own search for answers and for a rooted Christian faith, ultimately leading him to become Catholic as well. Anthony discusses his journey as well as his relationship with Christ before and […]
Father Greg was raised in a Catholic family but, though he believed in God, he only remembers praying with his heart twice when he was young. Sadly, he had next to no catechesis. Even though he attended Mass he did not know the faith. When he was a junior in high school, a friend asked […]
In today’s text, Romans 7:1-6, we see proof that the re-emphasis by Jesus of the original indissolubility of marriage has become the accepted norm of the Christian community. Paul assumes his Christian audience agrees that the marriage bond cannot be broken except by death. He then uses this assumption as an analogy of how our […]
Mike was brought up Catholic. While in college his journey away from the Church began when a friend’s mother led him in the sinner’s prayer. While in the military, a friend finished the process by challenging many core Catholic teachings. After he was married, he pulled the family completely out of the Church because he […]
Mike Cousineau discusses the desire for God that has been placed in the hearts of all mankind and how in seeking to be closer to Christ he rediscovered his Catholic faith.
Marcus and Ken take a question on the effects of Baptism and continue their study of Romans. As a result of death and resurrection of Christ we are no longer slaves to sin, but there is still the danger of going back, choosing the slavery we had before. We need to understand the trajectory of our choices and continually inform our consciences by the standard of proper teaching.
Dale was born in a devout Baptist home. His parent gave him a deep love of God and Scripture. As a young man he memorized whole books of the Bible. On his honeymoon in Rome, while first reading G. K. Chesterton, he began his journey, without knowing it, to the Catholic Church. Chesterton’s emphasis on […]
Dale Ahlquist shares how his faith in Jesus Christ found greater fulfillment in the sacraments and communion of the Catholic Church. Reading G.K. Chesterton started his journey!
On today’s episode of Deep in Scripture, Marcus and Ken start by taking a listener question on the scriptural bases for prayer to the saints and for our departed loved ones. They examine some relevant scriptures and then turn to the tradition present in the Early Church Fathers to see how the early Christians regarded such […]