The Purpose of a Myth: Insights from J.R.R. Tolkien and Mircea Eliade

The Purpose of a Myth: Insights from J.R.R. Tolkien and Mircea Eliade

What is the purpose of myths? Myths have 2 functions: to give strength through a connection with transcendent reality and to present a paradigm for action.
How to Know What Career God Wants for You

How to Know What Career God Wants for You

In this clip from EWTN's Father Spitzer's Universe, Father receives the question, 'Should I switch my job?' Father answers using lessons from St. Ignatius
Vatican Observatory Launches New Website, Podcast, and Online Shop

Vatican Observatory Launches New Website, Podcast, and Online Shop

The Vatican Observatory has just launched a brand new website, podcast, and online store. Here are the links!
Listen to These 2 Podcasts Featuring Fr. Spitzer and His Latest Book

Listen to These 2 Podcasts Featuring Fr. Spitzer and His Latest Book

In case you missed it Father Spitzer provided a great overview of his new book, Escape From Evil’s Darkness on the Drew Mariani Show. He also recently spoke with Katie McGrady on her show about why his new trilogy is so needed, the importance of prayer and church community, and what’s coming in volume three.
5 Historical Ways of Verifying Jesus’ Resurrection

5 Historical Ways of Verifying Jesus’ Resurrection

Are there any ways of verifying Jesus’ resurrection? Exegetes like N.T. Wright and Gary Habermas have found 5 historical ways of proving the resurrection.
Shroud of Turin: Available for Veneration Via Livestream

Shroud of Turin: Available for Veneration Via Livestream

The Archdiocese of Turin livestreamed a veneration of the Shroud of Turin. Turin Archbishop organized the livestream in response to thousands of requests.
What is Conscience? Quotes from Immanuel Kant and John Henry Newman

What is Conscience? Quotes from Immanuel Kant and John Henry Newman

Kant and Newman believed you could prove the existence of God through our awareness of the conscience. Here are some quotes that explain their arguments.
New Testament Writers & Early Church Fathers on the Eucharist [Video]

New Testament Writers & Early Church Fathers on the Eucharist [Video]

The conviction about Jesus' real presence in the Eucharist is the universal view of the New Testament writers and the early church fathers.
Now Available: Vol. 2 of Fr. Spitzer's 'Called Out of Darkness' Trilogy

Now Available: Vol. 2 of Fr. Spitzer's 'Called Out of Darkness' Trilogy

Ignatius Press has just released Fr. Spitzer's new book, 'Escape From Evil's Darkness.' This is the second in Spitzer's 'Called Out of Darkness' trilogy.
What Draws Us to the Sacred? Mircea Eliade on Hierophany, Myths, and Homo Religiosus

What Draws Us to the Sacred? Mircea Eliade on Hierophany, Myths, and Homo Religiosus

Mircea Eliade found that religion originates from an experience of the sacred common to all. Also common are hierophany, myths, and homo religiosus.

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