St. Luke's Gospel
Scripture scholar, lay missionary and educator Frances Hogan journeys through the Gospel of St. Luke. She shares not only the thematic elements but the infancy narrative and parables.
THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan’s details the events of the day’s following Christ’s death and resurrection by looking towards the ones who discovered his empty tomb.
THE CRUCIFIXION OF JESUS
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan shares Luke’s telling of the Christ’s crucifixion, as well as the story of the good thief who sought redemption in his final moments.
THE TRIAL OF JESUS BEFORE PILATE AND THE WAY TO CALVARY
As Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan continues into Luke Chapter 23, she shows how the Saint presents Christ’s trial and sentence before Pilate.
THE AGONY AND ARREST OF JESUS IN THE GARDEN
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan walks through St. Luke’s account of Jesus’ agony, betrayal, and arrest.
THE LAST SUPPER OF JESUS
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan recounts how St. Luke captured Christ’s unique and world changing celebration of Passover in Chapter 22.
THE PASSION OF JESUS BEGINS
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan details the beginning of St. Luke’s account of the Passion of Christ.
THE TEACHING OF JESUS ON THE END TIMES
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan analyzes Christ’s allusions to the end times, and why He is the focus of eternal salvation, not the temple.
FINAL MINISTRY OF JESUS IN THE TEMPLE OF JERUSALEM
Frances Hogan points out all the allusions Jesus made to His power and authority from God, and the mission He has for the disciples.
ENTRY AND MINISTRY OF JESUS IN JERUSALEM
Scripture Scholar and Host Frances Hogan discusses Luke 19’s account of Jesus entry into Jerusalem, the cleansing of the temple, and His final moments before His Passion.
THE SON OF MAN SEEKS AND SAVES THE LOST
The Parable of the Talents and Zacchaeus’ leap of faith are the focus of Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan’s analysis of chapters 18 and 19 of Luke’s Gospel.
LAST TEACHINGS OF JESUS BEFORE HIS PASSION
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan delves into Jesus’ last teachings before His passion, which includes calling the disciples to give up their possessions and follow Him.
A DEEP AND PERSISTENT PRAYER LIFE
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan examines Christ’s explanation of the true nature of faith found in Luke 17.
THE CLEANSING OF THE TEN LEPERS
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan reveals how Christ’s parables of the persistent widow and the unjust judge; and the Pharisee and the Publican call for perseverance in faith.
PARABLE OF THE RICH MAN AND LAZARUS
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan shares St. Luke’s account of Christ and the parable of Lazarus and the rich man.
PARABLE OF THE CRAFTY STEWARD
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan turns her attention to “The Parable of the Crafty” steward in Luke 16, and how those who are trustworthy with small things will be worthy of greater responsibilities.
THE PARABLE OF THE LOST SON, pt. 2
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan continues her analysis of the “The Prodigal Son,” this time focusing on the two brothers and what we can learn from each of their actions. Part 2 of 2.
THE PARABLE OF THE LOST SON, pt. 1
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan discusses the parables found in Chapter 15 of Luke’s Gospel, and how they lead into His telling of “The Prodigal Son.” Part 1 of 2.
JESUS CONFRONTS THE SCRIBES AND PHARISEES
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan shares examples from chapters 14 and 15 of Luke’s Gospel that reveal how Jesus was preparing for his present and future disciples to deal with challenges from the religious leaders of their time.
CONFRONTATIONAL JOURNEY TOWARDS JERUSALEM
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan discusses the ways Christ prepared the disciples to be faithful evangelists through his public discourse and disagreements with the present day religious leaders.
PARABLES FOR HIS DISCIPLES AND FOR ALL
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan shares the teachings Jesus passed onto his disciples in Chapters 12 and 13 of Luke’s Gospel.
JESUS SPEAKS FIRST OF ALL TO HIS DISCIPLES
Scripture scholar Frances Hogan shares the teachings of Jesus in Chapter 12 of Luke's Gospel, in which he gives special instructions to his disciples.
BLESSED ARE THOSE WHO HEAR THE WORD OF GOD AND ACT ON IT
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan concludes her series on St. Luke’s Gospel by emphasizing Christ’s message to not only read the Word, but live it out.
THE LORD TEACHES HIS DISCIPLES HOW TO PRAY
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan on Christ’s instruction of how to pray, and His revelation of the Lord's Prayer: "The Our Father.”
JESUS IS GOD’S REVELATION: THE GOOD SAMARITAN
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan analyzes the parables Christ taught his disciples, and in particular, how St. Luke's telling of “The Good Samaritan” revealed how to live holy lives.
THE GREAT JOURNEY TO JERUSALEM: JESUS SENDS OUT THE 72 DISCIPLES
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan offers her insights on Christ’s revelation of His mission and purpose, as found in the passages of St. Luke’s Gospel.
THE REVELATION ON MOUNT TABOR AND THE MISSION OF THE APOSTLES
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan looks at St. Luke’s interpretation of the passages where Christ reveals to his disciples that he must suffer and die to redeem humanity.
THE REVELATION OF JESUS ON MOUNT TABOR
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan analyzes St. Luke’s account of the Transfiguration on Mount Tabor.
THE MIRACLE OF THE LOAVES
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan continues her discussion on St. Luke’s account of the miracle of the Loaves, and how Jesus intended for his disciples to understand that they should come to Him, the Bread of Life.
THE MISSION OF THE NEW ISRAEL
St. Luke’s Gospel account of the Jesus’ calling of the Twelve and the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves. Hosted by Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan
JESUS RAISES THE DAUGHTER OF JAIRUS AND HEALS THE WOMAN WITH A HEMORRHAGE
Scripture Scholar Frances Hogan discusses how St. Luke uses the miraculous healings that Christ performed to allude to His role as Israel’s healer and redeemer.
JESUS HEALS THE GERASENE DISCIPLE, pt. 2
A continuation of a discussion on St. Luke’s interpretation of Jesus’ exorcism of the unclean spirits into a heard of pigs. Hosted by Francis Hogan.
JESUS HEALS THE GERASENE DISCIPLE
The significance of the portrayal of Jesus’ first Gentile convert in the Gospel of St. Luke. Hosted by Frances Hogan.
FORMATION OF THE NEW ISRAEL, pt. 2
Scripture Scholar Francis Hogan ponders the disciples’ faith and dependency on Jesus as she delves into Luke’s telling of Christ calming the storm at sea.
FORMATION OF THE NEW ISRAEL: TRAINING THE NEW PEOPLE OF GOD, pt. 1
Frances Hogan shares Luke 8, in which Jesus speaks on the Parable of the Sower to describe four kinds of responses to His grace to live the Christian life.
MERCY AND JUDGMENT IN THE MINISTRY OF JESUS
Frances Hogan takes Luke 7 to share with us how Jesus shows his mercy to those who seek it, but his judgment falls otherwise upon those who should have been the first into the kingdom of God, but thwart his plan by pride and refusal of his grace.
LOVE IS THE ESSENCE OF WHAT CHRISTIANITY IS
Frances Hogan portrays Christ in Luke 6 as teaching a lesson on how to be a disciple, by hearing God's word and doing it with great generosity.
JESUS SETS UP A NEW PEOPLE OF GOD
Frances Hogan looks at two miracles in Luke 7 that reveal the Gentiles' strong faith in Jesus, relating how everyone in the crowd was trying to touch him because His power cured them all.
THE CALLING OF SINNERS TO REPENTANCE
Frances Hogan discusses Jesus' mercy to sinners, especially Matthew the tax collector.
FIRST PUBLIC MIRACLES: HEALINGS OF THE LEPER AND PARALYTIC
Frances Hogan talks about Jesus' first public miracles, curing those from physical and spiritual leprosy by leading them into the saving knowledge of His divinity.
THE FISHERMAN'S RESPONSE TO THE CALL OF JESUS
Frances Hogan explains how Jesus taught his disciples, especially Peter, to trust God in order to have a much deeper purpose in life, which is to draw souls.
PROCLAMATION OF THE CHRISTIAN WAY OF LIFE
Frances Hogan looks at how the mission of Jesus gives the people vision and understanding so that they obtain the imperishable light of God’s law for living.
JESUS' MINISTRY IN CAPERNAUM
Frances Hogan looks at Jesus' superiority of power over evil by delivering those captive by the devil and healing those that suffer.
THE INAUGURAL SPEECH OF JESUS IN NAZARETH
Faith is what Christ expects in return for his offering of himself to the world, so that he may lead others into his kingdom. Frances Hogan discusses Jesus' ministry, which fulfills the prophecy in Isaiah.
THE TESTING OF JESUS, THE WORD INCARNATE
Frances Hogan discusses the temptations of Jesus in the wilderness and its conclusion with the final test, choosing God to trust rather than put Him to the test.
THE TRIAL OF JESUS IN THE WILDERNESS
Frances Hogan looks at the three-fold temptations of Jesus in the wilderness, his humanity defeating evil with goodness and his obedience to the law of God in the Scriptures.
JESUS' MISSION IN THE POWER OF THE SPIRIT
Frances Hogan discusses Jesus' ministry and His preparation for it by inspiration of the Spirit and tested by the devil in the desert.
JOHN THE BAPTIST DEMANDS ABSOLUTE CONVERSION
Host Frances Hogan explains how John baptizes the people to prepare for the coming of the Messiah and how Jesus' baptism begins the New Exodus.
JOHN THE BAPTIST PREPARES THE WAY OF THE LORD
Frances Hogan looks at the adult life and mission of Jesus, which begins with the ministry of John the Baptist. John convinces the people of their need for repentance and of the Savior to be the Lord of their lives.
FINDING THE CHILD JESUS IN THE TEMPLE
Francis Hogan looks at why the twelve-year-old Jesus stayed in Jerusalem, by doing His Father's will teaching the elders in the Temple.
OFFERING JESUS IN THE TEMPLE TO THE FATHER
Frances Hogan explains how the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple, though a requirement of Jewish law is also a prophecy of Him offering His life for His Father and the redemption of humanity.
THE BIRTH AND CIRCUMCISION OF JESUS
Frances Hogan reveals the events that brought about the birth of the Messiah in Bethlehem of Judea.
THE INCREDIBLE BIRTH OF JESUS
Frances Hogan discusses Our Lord's birth as the prophecy fulfillment in the House of David to bring Israel hope, conquer sin and restore our fellowship with God.
THE BIRTH AND CIRCUMCISION OF JOHN THE BAPTIST
Frances Hogan explains John the Baptist's unique role in preparing for the coming of Christ by bestowing knowledge of salvation to his people, showing mercy instead of judgment and to live righteous but out of reverence for Christ.
MARY, FULFILLMENT OF THE TEMPLE AND ARK OF THE COVENANT
Frances Hogan explains the angelic announcements of Jesus and John as revelation regarding their identities and missions as well as Mary's role in our redemption by bearing Christ as the prophecy's fulfillment.
THE CONCEPTION OF JESUS, SON OF GOD MOST HIGH
Frances Hogan shares the divine nature of Jesus’ conception in the womb of the Virgin Mother, relating how Christ is the promised Messiah and everlasting King.
THE INFANCY GOSPEL: DOING GOD'S WILL ON EARTH
Frances Hogan discusses the necessity of the mission of John the Baptist as Christ’s precursor and about the heavenly origin of Jesus and his own personal identity.