Communio

…bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Category: Saint Paul

St Paul’s Conversion

Today, on the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, I hear you can now pre-order a new book co-authored by Brant Pitre, Michael Barber and John Kincaid. Paul, a New Covenant Jew: Rethinking Pauline Theology to be published by Eerdmans in August 2019! Michael Gorman wrote the Foreword to the book. Blessed feast!

Where’s Saint Paul buried?

Work is being done to gain greater clarity of where the apostle and martyr Saint Paul is buried. Jesuit Father Scott Brodeur, a New England Province Jesuit and professor at the Gregorian University, Rome, speaks to the project. This new information ought to be of concern to every Christian. Rome Reports carries the story.

Benedict: Our divisions diminish our witness to Christ…The goal of full unityis a secondary victory but important for the good of the human family

Dear brothers and sisters! It is with great joy that I extend my warm greetings to all of you who have gathered in this basilica for the liturgical Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, concluding the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, in this year when we are celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the […]

1,400 year old fresco of St Paul found

The religious and art worlds are abuzz with the latest find: an early 6th century image of the Apostle Paul in Naples. The discovery happened in the Catacombs of San Gennaro. Gianfranco Cardinal Ravasi said “The image of Saint Paul has an intense expression, philosophical and its discovery enriches our image of one of the […]

Conversion of Saint Paul

In Paul what is pointed out theologically was also brought about physically: healed of his inner blindness, he sees clearly. Thus St Paul was not transformed by a thought but by an event, by the irresistible presence of the Risen One whom subsequently he would never be able to doubt, so powerful had been the evidence of the event, […]