September 22 is the anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, declared by Abraham Lincoln in 1862.
Fr. Bill discusses the history of Slavery, how the Bible addresses the issue, its history in Christian Europe and in the Founding of the United States. He threads the needle leading up to the Civil War and Lincoln’s Proclamation, and how the Constitution of the United States did not endorse Slavery, but brought forth everything from the History of Western Europe up to that point to direct the new Nation towards eventual Emancipation.
Did the Prodigal Son have a Mother? Fr. Bill explores who the Mother of the Prodigal Son may be and how she is just relevant to our role in carrying out Christ’s Command to seek out the Lost Coin and the Lost Sheep.
Podcast – How Our Country (the USA) Was Founded On Faith
On Good Friday the Passion According John is read during the Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion. However, John presents the Passion on Christ as a Coronation Ceremony of the King of Glory. Fr. Bill discusses how John the Evangelist presents the Passion Christ as a Coronation Ceremony.