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from the Institute on Religious Life

Inspiring and informative presentations from the best Catholic speakers in the world
for all those serious about discerning a possible vocation
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  • Why did the early Church accept some strands of Greek philosophy and not Greek mythology as a whole? Both had a theological worldview, one possibly more specific than another. It was not as if philosophy was simply within the realm of reason yet as one step to faith, but Greek philosophy already had a more … Continue reading Why Philosophy and not Mythology? →

  • When I lived in Washington D.C. there was a group of nuns that accomplished everything. They were the hardest working people in the city. I once asked them how do they find the time to accomplish all of their work and still find time for other things. Their simple answer was prayer. Taking the time … Continue reading Models for Living: Prayer and Work →

  • Saint Paul in his epistle to the Hebrews writes that the Christian virtue of “Hope” is set before us as “an anchor of the soul, sure and firm.” (cf. Heb 6:19) The anchor of a ship is that substantial piece of equipment that when thrown down, grabs hold of the solid sea bed below.  The … Continue reading “The one who has Hope lives differently” says Pope Benedict XVI →