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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 behind 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 gra
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.
Fr. Mitch Pacwa discusses objective principles we can implement in our own lives to help us hear and listen to God.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2020-08-25 - 08/25/2020
Fr. Mitch Pacwa continues his live Bible Study on the Eucharist, this time discussing Jesus' "Bread of Life Discourse" in John, chapter 6.
2020-08-18 - 08/18/2020 the Eucharist Pt. 25
Fr. Mitch Pacwa discusses Jesus' discourse on faith in the middle of John, chapter 6.
2020-06-30 - 06/30/2020
Fr. Mitch Pacwa continues his look at the prophecy of Isaiah and Jesus Christ as the Lamb of God.