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The Road to Emmaus - A Consuming Fire

The Road to Emmaus - A Consuming Fire

April 14, 2021

What does it mean for God’s love to be a consuming fire? In this episode, Scott Hahn shows the profound message behind the symbolism of the burning coal in Isaiah.  

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The Road to Emmaus - Know Yourself as God’s Child

The Road to Emmaus - Know Yourself as God’s Child

April 8, 2021

Why did Jesus have to die on the Cross? Not to take on our punishment, but in an act of total, life-giving love. Through his Passion, death, and Resurrection, Jesus allows us to know God as Father.  

The Road to Emmaus - Supernatural Conversion

The Road to Emmaus - Supernatural Conversion

March 31, 2021

How did St. Paul go from having insurmountable objections to Christ to being one of Christianity’s most ardent defenders? In this episode, learn why St. Paul tells us we should believe that Jesus is Lord.  

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The Road to Emmaus - Sacred Suffering

The Road to Emmaus - Sacred Suffering

March 17, 2021

Why did Jesus have to suffer and die? God could have just forgiven our sins, but God wanted to give us more than just acquittal—he wanted to gives us his divine life. Scott Hahn reminds us that because we’re in God’s family, our life—including our suffering—has meaning. 

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The Road to Emmaus - God’s Wrath Gives Us What We Want

The Road to Emmaus - God’s Wrath Gives Us What We Want

March 11, 2021

What happens when we turn our backs on God? God respects our freedom, even our freedom to say no to his mercy. On this episode, Scott Hahn explains God’s wrath—but also his mercy. 

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The Road to Emmaus - Experience of Love in Family

The Road to Emmaus - Experience of Love in Family

March 4, 2021

Seven isn’t just a lucky number. Through the covenant rhythm of the Old Testament, God teaches his people what it means to be in his divine family, preparing them for the coming of his Son. In this episode, see how radical it is for us to be sons and daughters of the Father Almighty.  

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Learn More 

In The Bible and the Mass, see how the Mass is the fulfillment of all God’s promises of the Old Testament. Watch for free this Lent.  

Learn more about how God has faithfully fathered his family in Genesis to Jesus. 

In this blog, Scott Hahn explains why we call God “Father.”   

The Road to Emmaus - Love in Action

The Road to Emmaus - Love in Action

February 24, 2021
Mercy isn’t a modern idea we attribute to God—in fact, our idea of mercy comes nowhere close to the mercy of God. Divine mercy is one of the most important concepts of the Bible, starting in the Torah. Learn more in Scott Hahn’s 100th episode of The Road to Emmaus!
 
The Road to Emmaus - New Evangelization During Lent

The Road to Emmaus - New Evangelization During Lent

February 17, 2021
How do we evangelize in the modern world, so hostile to the truth? Scott Hahn shares that the first step is our own ongoing conversion. During Lent, we’re reminded to take up our Cross daily—and find the joy of the Gospel, which the world desperately needs.
The Road to Emmaus - Theology of the Body:  Eucharistic and Mystical

The Road to Emmaus - Theology of the Body: Eucharistic and Mystical

February 10, 2021

Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body is about much more than sex—it's a theology of the human person. And the human person is relational—we’re born into a family, both human and divine. On this episode, Scott Hahn shares what this means for us, and how the Eucharist is the key to understanding our life, death, and ultimately our resurrection.

More Rules for Joy with Chris Stefanick

More Rules for Joy with Chris Stefanick

February 1, 2021

Joy isn’t just a feeling—it’s something we have to fight for and decide to live out, just like the faith. But this means that joy is something everyone can attain! On this episode, Chris Stefanick returns to talk with Scott Hahn about four more rules for living joy and what it means to be joyful.  

**Bonus Episode** St. Paul: Extraordinary Convert and Saint

**Bonus Episode** St. Paul: Extraordinary Convert and Saint

February 1, 2021

Our patron, St. Paul, isn’t any ordinary saint. He went from persecutor of the Church to her defender—and one of the most prolific writers of Holy Scripture. The Church calendar reflects St. Paul’s extraordinary mission by remembering the day of his miraculous conversion. On this bonus episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn discusses St. Paul’s influence on his own conversion and on the Church. 

Chris Stefanick’s Rules for Joy

Chris Stefanick’s Rules for Joy

February 1, 2021

A global pandemic and a tumultuous political climate have made it difficult to remember what matters most—Jesus and our relationship with Him.  How can we look past our worldly trials to the divine reality that Jesus is Lord of all? Chris Stefanick joins Scott Hahn on this episode to share a couple rules to help us find a joy that is everlasting and unshakable.  

How to Handle Our Own Pharisees

How to Handle Our Own Pharisees

January 18, 2021

We know the story of the Pharisees waiting to trip Jesus up when he heals on the Sabbath. But have you ever noticed that there’s something strange about the question Jesus asks them? On this episode, learn how Jesus’ example helps us navigate the Pharisees in today’s world with wisdom and humility. 

The Future of Our Church and Society with Special Guest Brandon McGinley

The Future of Our Church and Society with Special Guest Brandon McGinley

January 18, 2021

We’ve been taught by the world to think of religion as a personal choice. All religions are equal. They have no claim on our public life. In this episode, Scott Hahn and his co-author Brandon McGinley debunk this view to show that religion is much more than opinion. In fact, they argue that the very future of our Church and civilization depend on reclaiming the true meaning of religion.  

The Saint We Need for the New Year

The Saint We Need for the New Year

January 15, 2021

2020 was difficult. But God provides us with the grace we need to follow His will. And for 2021, He’s given us one of the strongest intercessors we could ask for: St. Joseph. As we enter into the Year of St. Joseph, Scott Hahn urges us to look to the Patron of the Universal Church as our spiritual father.  

Christmas with St. Joseph

Christmas with St. Joseph

January 15, 2021

Christ and His Mother hold a special place in the Nativity story—but St. Joseph also plays an important yet often underrated role. On this special Christmas episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn shares his personal devotion to St. Joseph and what the father of Jesus teaches us about Christmas. 

St. Joseph: The Spiritual Father for Our Times with Special Guest Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC

St. Joseph: The Spiritual Father for Our Times with Special Guest Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC

December 17, 2020

Why St. Joseph? How can we grow closer to our spiritual father? Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC, author of Consecration to St. Joseph: The Wonders of Our Spiritual Father, explains that St. Joseph is God’s gift to our world in the midst of the current crisis of family and fatherhood. In this episode, learn how we can turn to St. Joseph as a father and role model, especially during the Year of St. Joseph.  

Soldiers for Christ or Hostages to Culture?

Soldiers for Christ or Hostages to Culture?

December 9, 2020

Can we really change culture? Shouldn’t we just accept the situation and live out the faith on our own the best we can? As Catholics living in a secular society, it can be easy to think that it’s best to keep faith and public life separate. But on this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn challenges the idea that sharing the faith is impractical or improper. Rather, it’s the most important thing we can do.  

Where Is Mary in the Bible?

Where Is Mary in the Bible?

November 27, 2020

Where in the Bible does it say that Mary was immaculately conceived? Where does it say that she was assumed into heaven? On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, learn what made Scott Hahn open up to Catholic teaching on Mary and realize that she was indeed in Scripture.

Converted by Scripture

Converted by Scripture

November 19, 2020

Dr. Jeff Morrow was raised Jewish but didn’t really believe in God. In college, he was invited to a Christian Bible study. He decided that to disprove Christianity, he had to become familiar with the Bible. But what he found surprised him—that the Bible was more historically reliable than any other ancient text. On this episode, learn how Dr. Morrow went from atheist to defender of Scripture, even co-authoring a book with Scott Hahn.  

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