Encountering Jesus with the Church Fathers

A podcast that ponders patristic commentary on Sacred Scripture, the Sacred Liturgy and contemporary Christian living.

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Episodes

5 days ago

Today’s podcast features an excerpt from Saint Ephrem’s Commentary on Genesis pondering God’s confronting Adam, Eve and the Serpent ... in chapter 3 of Genesis proclaimed at Mass today.
You may also be interested in an article posted on my blog (https://patrolo.gy/2l5) reflecting on the blasphemy against the Holy Spirit which Jesus addressed in this Sunday’s Gospel proclamation from Mark.

Saturday Jun 01, 2024

Today’s podcast features an excerpt from Origen of Alexandria’s Homily on Leviticus, which provides some background for approaching Jesus’ sacrifice of Himself as presented in the Letter to the Hebrews, the Second Reading at Mass today.
The third and final podcast of the Spring semester, Undergraduate Theology Conversations, has been posted at https://bit.ly/4aLICqj
Finally, an I have posted a reflection on the Most Holy Eucharist on my blog, https://bit.ly/4aN4HEC

Saturday Jun 01, 2024

A conversation with undergraduate students on a variety of theological topics that have impacted them in the study of theology within the General Education curriculum.
This third and final episode of the semester welcomes Alicja, a business intellience major.
 

Sunday May 26, 2024

Today’s podcast features an excerpt from Origen of Alexandria’s Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans. Romans 8:14-17 is proclaimed at Mass today.
The second podcast, Undergraduate Theology Conversations, has been posted at https://bit.ly/4aB5hVS.
Finally, an I have posted an article on theological mystery on my blog, https://bit.ly/4aw6NsF.
 

Sunday May 26, 2024

A conversation with undergraduate students on a variety of theological topics that have impacted them in the study of theology within the General Education curriculum.
This second episode welcomes Gio, a biology major.

Solemnity of Pentecost 2024

Sunday May 19, 2024

Sunday May 19, 2024

Today’s podcast features an excerpt from Saint Gregory of Nazianzus’ On the Holy Spirit which ponders the Myster of Holy Spirit Whom Jesus breathed into and onto the disciples.
Today also marks the posting of the first of the Spring Semester’s theological conversation with undergraduate students - https://bit.ly/4arpI7J

Sunday May 19, 2024

A conversation with undergraduate students on a variety of theological topics that have impacted them in the study of theology within the General Education curriculum.
This first episode welcomes Catherine, a freshman nursing major.

Sunday May 12, 2024

Today’s podcast features an excerpt from Saint Gregory of Nyssa’s On the Holy Trinity which ponders the words of Jesus captured in the Gospel according to Saint John, the Gospel proclaimed at Mass today.

Sixth Sunday of Easter 2024

Sunday May 05, 2024

Sunday May 05, 2024

Today’s podcast features an excerpt from Saint Augustine’s Tractate 83 which ponders the words of Jesus captured in the Gospel accord to Saint John, the Gospel proclaimed at Mass today.
This week’s blog article, «All you need is love ... but what kind of love?,» ponders Jesus’ use of the word love.

Fifth Sunday of Easter 2024

Sunday Apr 28, 2024

Sunday Apr 28, 2024

Today’s podcast features an excerpt from Saint Augustine’s Tractate 80 which ponders the words of Jesus captured in the Gospel accord to Saint John, the Gospel proclaimed at Mass today.

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