The Might of Moral Obligation

by Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon The invisible and extremely mysterious activity of the hidden God in the Book of Esther is profitably contrasted to His clear, open, and miraculous intrusions into history in the Book of Daniel. When, for instance, the Lord intervenes to save His servants in the fiery furnace, there is nothing subtle […]

The Lost Heroine Of The Old Testament: Part 2

Susannah the Heroine Part Two describes the – dare I say- hesychastic quality of Susannah’s prayer and virtue, the patristic witness of her struggle, and the parallels between her and Joseph of Egypt. Truly, a great heroine of the Old Testament, and a model for all Christians. by Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon Susannah, whose name […]

The Lost Heroine Of The Old Testament: Part 1

Susannah What did we lose when Martin Luther senselessly discarded some books from the Bible? Most people who read the Bible know nothing about Susannah. This three part article by Fr. Patrick gives a glimpse into a powerful heroine and type for Christians, all but lost to the ‘Bible-reading’ American. With the evidence from early, […]