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In this twelfth lesson, Dr. Jan George, a retired university teacher of literature with a Master of Theology from the University of Dallas and founder of Sacred Heart Productions, discusses:
- The Paraclete Uses Our Suffering to Good Purpose
- Changing One’s Mind
- Obedience to the Voice of Christ in His Apostles
- The Fragrance of Christ
To find a study guide for each part of the program and to learn more visit: sacredheartproductions.org/
During the last half hour of this special broadcast from the University of Mary's Vocations Jamboree, host Fr. Craig Vasek and RPR Executive Director Steve Splonskowski had the pleasure of visiting with Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia and Msgr. James Shea, U-Mary President. Our hosts were also joined by Msgr. Gregory Schlesselmann of the Diocese of Fargo to offer his thoughts and reflections on the Jamboree.
During the first hour of this special broadcast from the University of Mary's Vocations Jamboree, host Fr. Craig Vasek and RPR Executive Director Steve Splonskowski sat down with two sisters from the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation to talk about their order and what drew each of them to the religious life. Following this, our hosts were joined by the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus from New Ulm, MN to share more about the Handmaids and their joy for being called by God to the religious life. Finally, Jerome Richter, Vice President for Public Affairs, and Marianne Hofer, University Ministry Event Coordinator, sat down with Fr. Vasek and Steve to talk about the beauty of having an event like this on campus and how U-Mary works to support vocations and vocational discernment.
For many of us, our default assumption about life is: it’s fine. Even when things are obviously broken, we can pretend that they will “fix themselves.” But Lent reminds us that we are in a battle that won’t be won unless we are ready to engage the enemy who will attack us like our Lord was attacked in the wilderness…behind enemy lines.
John Henry Newman’s classic book An Essay on the Development of Doctrine shows how doctrine isn’t stagnant but in fact develops over time, much like an acorn grows into a sprouting oak tree. In today’s episode, we share the first half of a talk Bishop Barron gave on the book and its influence.