Samuel is a fascinating and unique character in the history of Israel, and in many ways a rare and clear foreshadowing of Christ’s role as priest, prophet, and king. Samuel is born to the barren Hannah, but raised in the tabernacle because of the promise she made to consecrate him to the Lord. In this […]
Here’s a pope who knew more than one of the Apostles — the ACTUAL APOSTLES — personally, and who wrote a document that was thiiiis close to being included in the canon of the Bible. Batting cleanup for the young church at Pope #4, it’s St. Clement I. SUPPORT THE PODCAST: patreon.com/mtncatholic Mentioned in […]
23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A) — For much of the middle ages there was a very interesting tradition in the Papal Household. A single monk, known for his humble disposition, was chosen to stand silently in the presence of the Pope in the midst of all his activities for a year-in his meetings, […]
This year marks the 40th anniversary of St. John Paul II’s clandestine visit to Montana. While serving as the Archbishop of Krakow, Cardinal Karol Wojtyla came to America to participate in the Eucharistic Congress held in Philadelphia in the summer of 1976. At the conclusion of the congress, Cardinal Wojtyla traveled off the beaten path […]
Pope Francis has tweeted a lot of inspiring things in 2015. Here are our favorites: 1. 18.104.22.168.6. 22.214.171.124.
When the average person thinks of a Catholic saint, I’d venture to guess that it’s not a fearless, axe-wielding, hammer-breaking, oak-crushing, converter of heathens that comes to mind. And yet, that’s exactly the kind of guy St. Boniface was. Born around 680 in England, Boniface entered a Benedictine monastery before being commissioned by the pope to evangelize […]