US Catholic Faith in Real Life

Road scholar

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St. Paul may be known as the "apostle to the Gentiles," but his high ideals make him an apostle for believers today, too.


When you ask Father Jerome Murphy-O'Connor why he studies St. Paul, you get a simple, down-to-earth answer: "He gave me my start, and that got me my job." The start was a doctoral thesis on Paul's approach to preaching, which eventually landed Murphy-O'Connor a position at Jerusalem's prestigious École Biblique, where he has taught New Testament for the past 40 years while lecturing on every corner of the globe as well.

Not just lip service: Reciting the Creed

By Father Robert Barron | Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Every Sunday many Catholics mumble their way through the recitation of what we believe. Doesn't the Creed deserve to be proclaimed with a little more gusto?