SCRIPTURE AND TRADITION WITH FR. MITCH PACWA
WHEAT AND TARES PT. 24
In today’s Bible study, Fr. Mitch looks at the agony Christ suffered during prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane, how the angel strengthened Him, and the reasons many people neglect or even avoid a serious prayer life.
WHEAT AND TARES PT. 23
Jesus’ willingness to make himself vulnerable by going to Gethsemane is today’s Bible topic. Fr. Mitch shows how Jesus turns to intimacy with His Father in the face of his coming betrayal, trials, torture and death.
WHEAT AND TARES PT. 22
For today’s live, interactive Bible study, Fr. Mitch takes you to the Garden of Gethsemane. He draws upon Scripture from Isaiah 53 to help explain the role of the sufferings of Christ and His disciples.
WHEAT AND TARES PT. 21
In today’s Bible lesson, Jesus focuses His disciples’ attention on the importance of believing He is the Lord, but tragically, they’re oblivious to the clues revealing the identity of the traitor in their midst.
WHEAT AND TARES PT. 20
In today’s Bible study, Fr. Mitch examines in-depth the disciple’s discomfort about having their servant-minded Master wash their feet. He also explains how Scripture was fulfilled by Christ treating Judas as a friend.
WHEAT AND TARES PT. 19
Fr. Mitch discusses the washing of the disciples’ feet, and how Christ shows them He is truly “Teacher and Lord.” Then, Jesus turns His attention to the “unclean” one in the confrontation between good and evil.
WHEAT AND TARES PT. 18
In today’s Bible study, Fr. Mitch discusses how Jesus pushes Peter to be the leader he was meant to be. He also looks at Jesus’ washing of the apostles feet in context of the spiritual war between good and evil.
WHEAT AND TARES PT. 17
In his live, interactive Bible study, Fr. Mitch explains how Jesus taught His disciples that in order to lead, they must serve. We also learn about Satan’s desire to “sift like wheat” in order to destroy the Church.
WHEAT AND TARES PT. 16
Fr. Mitch explains why Judas was still fully responsible for his actions, even though they fulfilled Old Testament prophecies with the saving death of Jesus. The way a person accomplishes a good end matters greatly.
WHEAT AND TARES PT. 15
Today’s Bible study looks at the implications of Christ’s command to His disciples at the Last Supper to “do this in memory of me.” Fr. Mitch also examines how Jesus announces His betrayal and identifies the traitor.
WHEAT AND TARES PT. 14
Fr. Mitch Pacwa looks at the centrality of the Eucharist, and how Jesus united His apostles to Himself at the Last Supper and gave them a special share in His priestly action.
WHEAT AND TARES PT. 13
As he continues covering topics from his new book, Fr. Mitch looks at the institution of the Eucharist within the context of the Last Supper and the ordination of the twelve apostles as priests of Jesus’ new covenant.
WHEAT AND TARES PT. 12
Father Mitch examines The Last Supper in light of Christ’s supernatural foreknowledge of His disciples’ lack of understanding about His teachings on the Eucharist, and their eventual abandonment and betrayal.
WHEAT AND TARES PT. 11
Fr. Mitch uses the Apostles’ failures of faith to explain why Christ sends us out into the world with our moral and personal limitations, so we can clearly see the need for His divine power, wisdom, truth and goodness.
WHEAT AND TARES PT. 10
Fr. Mitch examines why many have a “prosperity gospel” theology that links obedience to God with the blessings of prosperity. This has led to a materialistic corruption that has even affected some of the Catholic clergy.