Tag Archives: John Bergsma

You might be able to improve the preaching in your parish and change a priest’s life. Wherein Fr. Z suggests.

Sometimes I muse on the truly horrible formation we seminarians in the 80’s received in Sacred Scripture.  I broke through that deficit with my knowledge of classical languages and studying Patristic Theology at the best place to do so in … Read More

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My View For Awhile and Days 3-4 of the spiffy St. Paul Center Conference for priests.

The conference has wrapped up and every one has returned home… or… they aren’t there anymore. The Conference was terrific. I would go every year and I warmly recommend it to my priest readers.  HERE BTW… many of the guys … Read More

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A quick book plug: A Catholic Introduction to the Bible: The Old Testament

May I have a moment of your time to plug a book? Since it has been a loooong time since I’ve had formal courses in Scripture (and some of that wasn’t so great), I’ve determined I need some refreshers. I’ve … Read More

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