The Son of God came into the world, into little Israel, and incarnated himself in a stable in order to save us with an act of unconditional love. What is the evidence for this? Beyond the historical evidence, there is also evidence within our hearts when we ponder the 6 questions Father Robert Spitzer asks in this week's Wednesday on the World.
In a 1956 broadcast of the show, “Life is Worth Living,” Venerable Fulton Sheen spoke about the true meaning of Christmas. To this day the episode is still viewed during the Advent and Christmas seasons. Fulton Sheen’s riveting words combined with his deep insight provide the perfect education into the real significance of Christmas.
“When the year dies in preparation for the birth of other seasons, not the same, on the same earth, then saving and calamity go together make The Advent gospel, telling how the heart will break. Therefore, it was in Advent that the Quest began.” -C.S. Lewis
This week's Wednesday on the World continues last week's theme of Christian hope.
In this episode of Wednesday on the World, Fr. Robert Spitzer focuses on Christian hope. Father explains how Christian hope is grounded in both metaphysical and scientific evidence. He then shows how Christian hope is both reasonable and responsible. Watch the full episode below, and, for more resources, see the 7 Essential Modules at CredibleCatholic.com.
The liturgical season of Advent is here! For this week's Wednesday on the World, Fr. Robert Spitzer delves into three objectives to keep in mind this Advent: reconciliation, deepening of prayer life, and allowing the joy, peace, and hope of Advent to lead us into the fullness of joy, peace, and hope of Christmas Day.
"He looks on me individually, He calls me by my name, He knows what I can do, what I can best be, what is my greatest happiness, and He means to give it me.” -St. John Henry Newman
Swaddled tightly beneath a star-blanketed Bethlehem sky, God breathed with gentle power. The acceptable time had come. The prophecies were now—at last—fulfilled. The Creator had “entered” creation on a mission of love, and for the next three decades, peace and joy were inhaled and received in tangible new ways.
We need comfort because suffering is a part of life, and we can receive joy, because God is in it with us.
“Astronomy is out of sight” is not just a hip expression.