Jonah and the Battle Within

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in Blog
Jonah and the Battle Within

The Prophet Jonah lived in the eighth century before Christ, and is thought to be the son of the widow in Zarephath of Sidon, whom the Prophet Elijah raised from the dead. The Lord spoke to Jonah and commanded him to go to Nineveh and preach to that city in order to get them to […]

Samuel the Prophet and Seer

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Blog
Samuel the Prophet and Seer

Today we commemorate Samuel the Prophet and Seer, the one who was a gift from God in response to Hannah’s prayers, tears, and pain of heart.  In her gratitude, Hannah offered her son back to the Lord.  At the age of twelve, Samuel heard the voice of the Lord calling him to service and, at […]

The Conception of Saint John the Baptist

Posted by on Sep 23, 2013 in Blog
The Conception of Saint John the Baptist

The prophecy of Malachi was fulfilled with the coming of the last and greatest of the prophets, St. John the Venerable Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist. As told in the gospel of Luke, John’s father Zacharias was performing his duty as high priest […]