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?
Father Kaz was born in Queens, New York. His parents were immigrants, his mother a German Lutheran and his father a formerly Catholic from Poland. As a child he attended a Lutheran academy and from an early age felt called to ministry. This feeling of vocation continued through his teen years. He was eventually ordained […]
Marcus and Alex answer open-line questions from the audience. Alex was 16 when he met Jesus and was filled with the Holy Spirit. Years later he founded a Pentecostal Holiness congregation in Michigan. His journey to the Catholic Church began with a Bible study with his people. He asked them if they would like to […]
Cardinal Dulles was born in New York, the son of John Foster Dulles and served as Secretary of State under Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The Dulles family had a long-standing Presbyterian background. While studying history at Harvard, Cardinal Dulles studied his way into the Catholic Church. He entered the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in […]
Stephanie is the oldest of eight children. She was received into the Catholic Church when she was ten, the same time her father, Steve Wood, a former Presbyterian minister, and the rest of her family became Catholic. She was homeschooled and later attended Ave Maria University. Marcus and Stephanie discuss the particular challenges facing a […]