Scripture and Tradition
EWTN Favorite and Scripture Scholar Fr. Mitch Pacwa analyzes Church Traditions and Teachings in light of Sacred Scripture during this weekly live program.
2021-09-21 - Listening to God Pt. 37
Today’s live, interactive Bible Study delves deeper into the concept of peace that channels through the Holy Spirit. As Father Mitch explains, this peace comes to us as a result of our praying with the Scriptures.
2021-09-14 - Listening to God Pt. 36
In his LIVE, interactive Bible Study, Father Mitch demonstrates some useful tips on how to make our prayer time more fruitful with Scripture by using it as a communication channel between our heavenly Father and us.
2021-09-07 - Listening to God Pt. 35
How can we allow Sacred Scripture to come into our lives so that God can correct us? Father Mitch continues his LIVE, interactive Bible study by showing ways to bring us more in conformity with His Mind and Heart.
2021-08-31 - Listening to God Pt. 34
In his newest Bible study, Fr. Mitch reminds us of the distinct nature of Sacred Scripture. He shows how Revelation is a rich source for all of our private prayer and meditation.
2021-08-24 - Listening to God Pt. 33
Prayer is critical to building an intimate relationship with God, and in his Bible study today, Fr. Mitch discusses the importance of establishing dedicated, personal prayer time in our daily lives.
2021-08-17 - Listening to God Pt. 32
Fr. Mitch, in his LIVE Bible Study, talks about ways to get children involved in the prayer life of the family and ultimately cultivate their own communication with God.
2021-08-10 - Listening to God Pt. 31
Fr. Mitch Pacwa discusses the various 'Mysteries' of the Rosary, which Pope Paul VI said add an element of contemplation to the repeated praises and petitions found in the Rosary.
2021-08-03 - Listening to God Pt. 30
Fr. Mitch, in his LIVE Bible Study, continues to look at the different types of prayer, which we use in our communication with God.
2021-07-27 - Listening to God Pt. 29
Fr. Mitch Pacwa explains the importance of intimate, quiet time with God and how vital private prayer time is in order to experience His peace and discern His will for our lives.
2021-07-20 - Listening to God Pt. 28
Fr. Mitch Pacwa looks at the different types, levels, and purposes of communication in everyday life, then applies examples of these to prayer, which is our communication with God.
2021-07-13 - Listening to God Pt. 27
Fr. Mitch Pacwa continues to discuss the diversity and uniqueness found in following the Lord and His will for our lives, along with some modern examples of what it looks like to follow Jesus in the contemporary world.
2021-07-06 - Listening to God Pt. 26
Fr. Mitch Pacwa reiterates that even though each person is unique, true discernment never results in an individualistic mindset but instead 'yokes' ourselves to Christ and His purposes.
2021-06-29 - Listening to God Pt. 25
Fr. Mitch Pacwa continues sharing personal examples from his own life regarding spiritual discernment and dealing with attachments in order to help others more clearly discern the will of God for their own lives.
2021-06-22 - Listening to God Pt. 24
Fr. Mitch Pacwa gives some personal examples from his own life of spiritual discernment, dealing with attachments, and being equal-minded.
2021-06-15 - Listening to God Pt. 23
Fr. Mitch Pacwa discusses common obstacles to being 'equal-minded' and some of the reasons behind them.
2021-06-08 - Listening to God Pt. 22
Fr. Mitch Pacwa discusses areas in life where discernment is necessary and good, and how being 'equal-minded' is an essential starting point in being able to discern God’s will.
2021-06-01 - Listening to God Pt. 21
Fr. Mitch, in his LIVE Bible Study, talks about the battleground and the rules of engagement between sin, deception and evil spirits, versus God, the truth and holiness.
2021-05-25 - Listening to God Pt. 20
Fr. Mitch Pacwa wraps up his discussion of St. Ignatius of Loyola's 14 Rules of Discernment and talks about how the Saint understood the spiritual life as an eternal life-or-death reality.
2021-05-18 - Listening to God Pt. 19
Fr. Mitch Pacwa discusses how to handle times of spiritual desolation in our lives, and how St. Ignatius of Loyola reminds us that they will eventually end and be replaced with consolation through the working of the Holy Spirit.
2021-05-11 - Listening to God Pt. 18
Fr. Mitch Pacwa continues discussing St. Ignatius of Loyola's rules for Spiritual Discernment, focusing on Ignatius' explanation of spiritual desolation and how to conduct ourselves during those dark times in our lives.
2021-05-04 - Listening to God Pt. 17
Fr. Mitch, in his LIVE Bible Study, discusses ways Satan will try to attack a person who has decided to strengthen their spiritual commitment to the Lord and how the Holy Spirit moves within us to help sustain that commitment.
2021-04-27 - Listening to God Pt. 16
Fr. Mitch Pacwa digs into St. Ignatius of Loyola's Rules for Discernment, which the saint wrote about in his famous work, "The Spiritual Exercises."
2021-04-20 - Listening to God Pt. 15
Fr. Mitch Pacwa continues his discussion of interior discernment and introduces the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola, SJ, as a helpful guide.
2021-04-13 - Listening to God Pt. 14
Fr. Mitch Pacwa begins a discussion on interior discernment and answers questions about how to listen to God speak to our hearts, minds and wills, along with the actual process of discernment of God's will for our lives.
2021-04-06 - Listening to God Pt. 13
Fr. Mitch Pacwa discusses how a closer reading and prayerful reflection on Scripture, and our acceptance of the Word of God, can sometimes make us uncomfortable and challenge some un-modern principles like 'sola scriptura.'
2021-03-30 - Listening to God Pt. 12
Fr. Mitch Pacwa addresses the issue of science vs. religion and reminds the faithful that acceptance of the authority of God does not mean rejecting modern science.
2021-03-23 - Listening to God Pt. 11
Fr. Mitch Pacwa expounds on the Sermon on the Mount to shore up the principle that God's laws and moral teachings are inherently good, and good for us.
2021-03-16 - Listening to God Pt. 10
Fr. Mitch Pacwa discusses some of the basic attitudes in accepting God's revelation on His terms and not our own, as a principle for listening to God.
2021-03-09 - Listening to God Pt. 9
Fr. Mitch Pacwa explores the personal motivations in our desire to avoid hell and go to Heaven, why thinking about hell can help you to be a better person, and why a desire for something good and beautiful is necessary to cooperate with God's grace.
2021-03-02 - Listening to God Pt. 8
Fr. Mitch Pacwa discusses the seemingly obvious yet vitally important basic determination of avoiding Hell and pursuing Heaven, which needs to be made in our thoughts and actions in order to better discern the Will of God.
2021-02-23 - Listening to God Pt. 7
Fr. Mitch Pacwa discusses objective principles we can implement in our own lives to help us hear and listen to God.
2021-02-09 - Listening to God Pt. 6
Fr. Mitch Pacwa looks at other views and concepts of good and evil that affect people's perception of God and His will for their lives.
2021-02-02 - Listening to God Pt. 5
Fr. Mitch Pacwa continues his discussion of man being created in God’s image and likeness, what that means, and what powers and responsibilities it grants us when it comes to hearing and responding to the Lord.
2021-01-26 - Listening to God Pt. 4
Join Fr. Mitch Pacwa as he discusses another way to find God’s presence in the world, which is to realize that God created everything as good. Nothing, not even Satan, was created as evil.
2021-01-19 - Listening to God Pt. 3
Fr. Mitch Pacwa discusses how God's revelation develops and grows throughout real human history, correlating to the moral development of the children of Israel and later, Christ's own disciples.
2021-01-12 - Listening to God Pt. 2
Fr. Mitch Pacwa continues his conversation on how to listen when God is speaking by looking at various reasons that make it difficult to hear God in the modern world.
2021-01-05 - Listening to God Pt. 1
Fr. Mitch Pacwa takes viewer phone calls, emails and social media comments as he begins a new LIVE, interactive Bible Study focusing on listening to God, discerning His will, and then doing what He asks of us.
2020-12-15 - 12/15/2020
Join Fr. Mitch Pacwa in his LIVE Bible Study as he discusses the differences between the new covenant Christ established with His people at the Last Supper and the old covenant handed down from the Lord at Mount Sinai.
2020-12-01 - 12/01/2020
Join Fr. Mitch Pacwa in his live Bible Study as he continues to discuss Christ's priesthood and how His sanctuary in Heaven is superior to the earthly Temple in Jerusalem.
2020-11-17 - 11/17/2020
Fr. Mitch Pacwa explains how the book of Hebrews points out and addresses a theological problem with Christ.
2020-11-03 - 11/03/2020
Join Fr. Mitch Pacwa in his LIVE Bible Study as he returns to the book of Hebrews to gain further perspective on Christ’s priesthood and how it must influence our understanding of the Mass.
2020-10-20 - 10/20/2020
Join Fr. Mitch Pacwa in his LIVE Bible Study as he examines the Communion Rite of the Mass in biblical history and the Easter Mysteries.
2020-10-13 - 10/13/2020 the Eucharist Pt. 33
In his LIVE Bible Study, Fr. Mitch Pacwa continues his discussion of the Biblical links between the Eucharist and the Passover.