On Saturday, May 11, Father Robert Spitzer delivered the Christendom College commencement address to 127 graduates. On the same day, he was awarded the college’s St. Peter Canisius Award for “Distinguished Service to the Church through the Teaching of Theology and Catholic Doctrine.”
In a homily from the octave of Easter, Fr. Spitzer discusses two Resurrection narratives and how each illustrate different ways Jesus revealed Himself to those living in His time and continues to reveal Himself to us today.
Listen to Fr. Spitzer's second interview on the “Pat Flynn Show” on WCAT Radio.
“So we have seen it, and so it has been fulfilled: indeed, we are witnesses that the Gospel has been preached unto those parts beyond which there lives nobody.” –St. Patrick, Confession 34
After a year at a prestigious university, a student (let’s call him Steve) begins to doubt his long held religious beliefs because of perplexing and persistent challenges from professors and fellow students.
Peter Kreeft asserts that a relatively new branch of philosophy “Thomistic Personalism” is helping us arrive at a fuller understanding of the human person, and ultimately a perspective of not just what but who we are.
What has Fr. Spitzer been up to lately? In addition to his television show, book writing, and full-time vocation as a Jesuit priest, Father has been busy spreading the word on faith and science in talks, interviews, and lectures. To keep on top of things, we've compiled the media from his most recent appearances. Grab a cup of coffee and catch up with Fr. Spitzer!
In this video presentation Father Spitzer takes us through the growing body of evidence for the reality of a transphysical human soul. He draws from a wide range of disciplines including archaeology, linguistics, neuroscience, mathematics, and philosophy.
In this video presentation on the Shroud of Turin Father Spitzer points out a significant flaw in the 1988 carbon testing that dated the origin of the Shroud to the middle ages. He then discusses new data that strongly suggests that not only is the Shroud a first century artifact but quite possibly a relic of the resurrection.
Some of the contents of this chapter are quite technical, but this is an unavoidable consequence of discussing the scientific and philosophical evidence for God.