David W. Emery: Purgatory is a place of expiation, not of merit. Once a person dies and leaves this earth, the time for earning merit is over, so there is nothing to “work our way out of.” Nothing a soul can do will speed its release from purgatory, but only the prayers and sacrifices of […]
This week on Deep in Scripture, Marcus Grodi welcomes Marie Joseph to discuss Luke 12: 49; Luke 22: 31-34 & 54-57; 1 Peter 1: 7; 1 Corinthians 3: 12-15.
Happy Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel! Marcus Grodi and Jim Anderson in this special summer format, invite listeners to call in and ask Scripture questions.
Marcus Grodi and Jim Anderson in this special summer format, invite listeners to call in and ask Scripture questions, such as: Universal Salvation: How can all faiths lead to Christ and still be a ‘narrow road’? What is the Catholic Church’s position regarding Purgatory in light of 2 Corinthians 5: 8? What are some helpful tips for Bible and Church History studies?
Robin was raised in a family where her mother was a Christian Scientist and her father an indifferent Methodist. By the age of 14, both of her parents had died. This forced her to a deeper prayer life and Scripture study. After high school she attended a Christian Science college, in Illinois. By about the […]
Lovelace was reared in an evangelical Protestant home in Alabama. As a young woman she served for five years as a missionary in Japan. She married Thomas Howard in 1965 and became an Episcopalian and raised their children in that denomination. In the 1980’s, when she learned of Tom’s journey to the Catholic faith, she […]
Dr. Patrick grew up in the Baptist church. In his later teen years, through his interest in church history, he became an Episcopalian. After his service in the army, he felt called to the ministry, attended seminary and was ordained an Episcopal priest. He became a professor of ethics and moral theology. The richness and […]
Marcus hosts an open-line episode with Kristine Franklin & Rosalind Moss. Kristine is a former Evangelical missionary to Latin America. Both she and her husband Marty returned to the United States to become Catholics. Rosalind is a convert from Judaism and Evangelicalism and now Mother Miriam foundress of the Daughters of Mary, Mother of Israel’s […]
Marcus and Paul answer open-line questions. As a young man Paul felt a call to minister to Christ’s people. He thoroughly enjoyed being a pastor for 18 years. As he read the Bible he discovered more and more passaged that could only be understood in a Catholic context. The Catholic Church’s stand on life, marriage […]