Sunday, July 3, 2022

CC027: St. James and the Power of Perseverance

Must Read

Friday News Briefs: Summer Fiestas, St. Kateri Feast Day Mass, and More!

It's our roundup of news, events and happenings throughout the Diocese and Catholic world!

“La Fiesta de Colores” Marks 20 Years of Hispanic Cultural Celebration

It may be one of the best-kept secrets in New Mexico. Twenty years ago, a group of artists decided to...

Bishop Wall: “Today is a historic day”

Bishop Wall's statement joins the rest of the U.S. bishops in celebrating the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Bishop James S. Wallhttp://dioceseofgallup.org
Bishop James Wall is the fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Gallup.

St. James the Greater was the first Apostle to be martyred, barely a decade after the Ascension of Jesus. His death came at the end of a tough and often discouraging effort to evangelize the people of Spain, and a return to a Jerusalem that was often hostile to Christian communities. Almost 2000 years later, Bishop Wall takes a look at the life of this “Son of Thunder”.

Discussion points:  

1:15 – Who was St. James?

2:40 – The Camino de Santiago in Spain, also know as the “Way of St. James”

5:10 – What does the Camino have to do with St. James? 

7:10 – Why is St. James often depicted with a shell?

9:02 – What did St. James do after leaving the Holy Land to evangelize?

11:05 – Bishop Wall’s special devotion to St. James

12:25 – Don’t chase personal glory, and other life lessons we can learn from St. James

17:30 – Why Bishop Wall encourages following in St. James’ footsteps on a pilgrimage

 

Links from this episode:

I’ll Push You Movie 
The Way, starring Emilio Estevez and Martin Sheen
 

Send us your questions!

Do you have a question for Bishop Wall? Leave it in the comments below, send us a message on Facebook, or email us at [email protected].

You can also subscribe to the podcast on iTunes right here.

Thanks for listening!

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

Friday News Briefs: Summer Fiestas, St. Kateri Feast Day Mass, and More!

It's our roundup of news, events and happenings throughout the Diocese and Catholic world!

Advertisement

Other recent stories:

“And the Word Was Made Flesh”: The Bible and the Eucharist

The Scriptures are important in helping us understand the mystery of the Eucharist; the Blessed Sacrament reveals to us in grace the meaning of the Word.

Unsure of What Prayers to Say Next Time You Go To Adoration? Try These!

Many saints had favorite prayers and reflections they turned to - perfect for the next time you pray in front of the Blessed Sacrament!

A Glimpse of the Transfiguration: Adoration and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

Do you know the history and significance of the act of Adoration? Fr. Matthew Keller breaks it down.

Bishop Wall: “Today is a historic day”

Bishop Wall's statement joins the rest of the U.S. bishops in celebrating the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

Advertisement

More Articles Like This