Revelation Scripture Study Sources

Our Wednesday Night CCM Scripture Study (Wednesdays, 7:30pm) is on The Book of Revelation, and while the text itself is a treasure laden mine, it is helpful to have a good study Bible and a commentary, or two (or more) on hand when taking on this mystical, symbolic, densely poetic apocalyptic work. Here are theContinue reading “Revelation Scripture Study Sources”

Unlocking the Strange Images of The Apocalypse

While reading up for our next Scripture Study session, I found a really nice summation of an idea we’ve been talking about when looking at the vivid and often bizarre imagery found in the Book of Revelation. “Rather than concealing meaning, the images [in the Apocalypse] reveal meaning by evoking associations in the minds ofContinue reading “Unlocking the Strange Images of The Apocalypse”

April 29: Peter the Martyr

In addition to St Catherine of Siena, today (April 29) is the memorial of St Peter the Martyr, O.P. (+1252), who received his habit from St Dominic Guzman himself. St Peter was a Dominican inquisitor and wonderworker who preached against the Albigensians and Cathars and is traditionally held to be the first Dominican martyr, henceContinue reading “April 29: Peter the Martyr”

Consecration to Mary with CCM: Day 1

To mark the month of May, traditionally dedicated to Our Lady, and as a transition from the school year to the summer months, united as a community of faith on campus, we make and renew our Total Consecration to Jesus Through Mary (a.ka. Consecration to Mary). We invite you to learn more about the spiritualContinue reading “Consecration to Mary with CCM: Day 1”

Was Shakespeare Catholic?

Happy Birthday to William Shakespeare, as today, April 23, is the day when the birthday of the Bard of Stratford-upon-Avon is recognized and celebrated (we don’t know for sure, but Shakespeare’s baptism is recorded in the Parish Register at Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564). Shakespeare, the oft lauded greatest writer of theContinue reading “Was Shakespeare Catholic?”