The most prominent heresy of the fourth century was the catalyst behind the Nicene Creed that we profess at every Divine Liturgy and Holy Mass. RichaĂ©l Lucero lays out the history and theology of this controversy.
RichaĂ©l Lucero continues her explanation of the heresies about the Trinity and the nature of Christ that plagued the early Church. Learn this history from the second century and Byzantine prayers to foster relationships with each person of the Trinity.
Some Christians of the Early Church couldnâ€™t grasp that there is one God in three persons or that Jesus was both fully human and fully divineâ€”resulting in heresy. Listen to RichaĂ©l Lucero describe the heresies about the Trinity and the nature of Christ that plagued the early Church and how they were disputed.
There is one central truth of Christianity that all our beliefs hang uponâ€”the Trinity. Since the time of the apostles, the Church has corrected false teachings (heresies) about the triune God. Listen as RichaĂ©l Lucero sheds light on how knowing these teachings can help us grow in intimacy with the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
â€śWhat mission did God create me for?â€ť A common question asked by those who follow Christ. But how often do we ask, â€śhow do I protect my mission?â€ť Listen in as we tackle this equally important question and offer advice to ensure you find and carry out your God-given mission in life.
If daily uninterrupted prayer is the ideal, what does that imply about the rest of our daily activitiesâ€”are they less meaningful? With this practice established by monks of old, even the busy person can elevate their daily work and stay connected to God without missing a beat. RichaĂ©l Lucero outlines how you can too.
When the Lord speaks, we moveâ€”at least weâ€™d all like to think so. The host of Clumsy Theosis, RichaĂ©l Lucero, speaks on the exciting moves the Lord is calling her to make with this podcast. Listen in to learn the ways she is stepping out of her comfort zone to enliven the Church and how that will affect the Clumsy Theosis community.
The first Christians understood theosis as being inseparable from the message of their salvation and the Holy Spiritâ€™s role in their lives. We know this because it is peppered throughout the New Testament. Listen as RichaĂ©l highlights the handful of theosis passages that called her to this lifestyle.
As Catholics we hear the terms dogma and doctrine, but how many of us are aware of the significant role they play in our spiritual life? Listen as RichaĂ©l explains difference between dogma, doctrine, and disciplines and the impact they have on your personal faith life.
Our Lady of Fatimaâ€™s message is one of peace for the world. As Catholics, we are charged to attain this peace and save souls. Listen to learn how to do this in your daily life.
God the Father revealed three wounds of Christ to St. Catherine of Siena as stages of the spiritual life that will help us reach heaven. Listen to learn which three wounds and how each relates to the spiritual life.
Of all the miracles Jesus performed, the seven signs John the Evangelist records reveal the seven sacraments Our Lord instituted. In the final episode of a three-part miniseries, RichaĂ©l Lucero explains the theological symbolism of the last of these signs.
RichaĂ©l Lucero continues to identify the signs Jesus performed in Johnâ€™s Gospel with the sacrament each prefigures. Allow yourself to be drawn deeper into their mystery as she unpacks the theological symbolism.
John wrote about the seven signs Jesus performed. Each sign reveals one of the seven sacraments. Listen as RichaĂ©l Lucero identifies each sign and the sacrament it conveys and unpacks the theological symbolism.
Did you know that St. John wrote a document about the seven sacraments? In his gospel, St. John calls the miracles of Jesusâ€™ ministry â€śsignsâ€ťâ€”signs that point to the sacraments of the Church. Want to know which passages reveal the sacraments? Listen in.
God is loveâ€”by nature. When he shares himself with us, he gives us that love. While the way we receive and interpret love varies from person to person depending on your â€ślove language,â€ť the Lord has made sure that the Church has all that we need! Discover your love language and how the Lord wants to cater to it.
Any first-century Jew would have recognized that the opening of Johnâ€™s Gospel is filled with images of Jesus as the fulfillment of the Old Covenant. Indeed, we are called into the desert in a new Exodusâ€”but not the wandering-in-the-wilderness-for-forty-years kind. Listen to the ways John weaved this call into his finely crafted Gospel and how we are to live it out today.
Prayer, fasting, and almsgivingâ€”the staples of the Lenten season. These practices are not intended to be our focus but to serve us in something bigger. Want to know what that is and how you can incorporate all three spiritual aids to have a transformative Lent? Come, listen in.
â€śIn the beginningâ€ťâ€”itâ€™s the opening phrase of both the book of Genesis and the Gospel of John. Was this intentional on Johnâ€™s part? You bet. In fact, the opening verses of his Gospel parallel each day of the creation account. Listen as I identify them, explain their significance, and uncover Johnâ€™s purpose.
You know how when you find someone else excited about living the Faith, you can trade riffs for hours about Godâ€™s generosity? I did just thatâ€”well, for an hourâ€”with Cy Kellett, host of the Catholic Answers Today radio show. Listen in as we explore how the path of theosis leads us to the inheritance of a kingdom.