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Summer Conferences On Spiritual Direction

Saint Vincent Seminary faculty members Father Thomas Acklin, O.S.B., professor of theology, and Father Boniface Hicks, O.S.B., director of spiritual formation, will conduct two weeklong summer conferences in 2020, Spiritual Direction I: Art of Accompaniment, May 18 to 22, and Spiritual Direction II: Advanced Topics In Spiritual Direction, June 22 to 26. The conferences are…
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Father Boniface And Father Tom Author Book On Prayer

Two Saint Vincent Seminary faculty members who collaborated on a book about spiritual direction have just released a second book, on prayer. Personal Prayer: A Guide for Receiving the Father’s Love, was published this spring by Emmaus Road Publishing. Father Thomas Acklin, O.S.B., professor of theology, and Father Boniface Hicks, O.S.B., director of spiritual formation…
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Father and Joe E150 – We have the right to choose to go to Hell

The church teaches relatively few details about Hell and the Final Judgment. Father gives the teaching of the Faith, continually staying on the firm foundation of the Church’s knowledge. We discuss the role that each of us have in our daily decisions and the ramifications we can create. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as…
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MFP 126 : Sharing Your Story

“Who we are and how we engage with the world are much stronger predictors of how our children will do then what we know about parenting” ~Brene Brown Each of us has a story and we are part of a … Continue reading The post MFP 126 : Sharing Your Story appeared first on Messy…
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Father Nathanael Polinski Authors Book

Pickwick Publications of Eugene, Oregon, has recently released a book authored by Father Nathanael R. Polinski, O.S.B., assistant professor of sacred scripture at Saint Vincent Seminary. The book is based on his doctoral dissertation, completed at The Catholic University of America (CUA), Washington, D.C., and is entitled That the Scriptures Might Be Fulfilled Through Perfect…
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MFP 125 : Tough Topics

   “If we’re not teaching our children how to understand tough moral issues, then the world will” ~from Made this Way by Trent Horn and Leila Miller Our culture all around us is throwing tough issues into our lives and … Continue reading The post MFP 125 : Tough Topics appeared first on Messy Family…
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Father and Joe E147 – Evolution, Was Jesus Real, Transgenders

In today’s episode we address the teaching of the Church on the theory of evolution, the historical existence and divinity of Christ, as well as becoming transgendered. In each topic Father provides logic and facts that are promoted and discerned from the Faith. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy…
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