Welcome to Spy Wednesday! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell welcome art historian Liz Lev to discuss how the betrayal of Judas has been depicted in art through the centuries. Other guests include Fr. Boniface Hicks on what Holy Week is like in a Benedictine monastery, TL Putnam on why Joel is a good minor prophet to accompany us through Lent into Holy Week, Steven Howard from In Defense o Christians on the Palm Sunday attack on Indonesian Catholics, and Jeff Cavins on how Holy Week sums up all of salvation history. Plus news, weather, sports, and a whole lot more…
Fr. Boniface Hicks is leading an online Triduum retreat via triduumretreat.com.
TL Putnam is online at Verbum.com/sonrise.
Liz Lev, author of How Catholic Art Saved the Faith
Gary Zimak is online at followingthetruth.com.
Fr. Philip-Michael Tangorra, author of Holiness and Living the Sacramental Life.
Steven Howard is online at indefenseofchristians.org.
Ken Craycraft writes at catholicherald.co.uk.
Jeff Cavins is online at jeffcavins.com.
Meg Deblase is online at cincinnatirighttolife.org.
Fr. Frank Donio is online at catholicapostolatecenter.org.
Maria Dunlap is online at revivfamilysupport.org.
My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?
Why so far from my call for help,
from my cries of anguish?
My God, I call by day, but you do not answer;
by night, but I have no relief.
Yet you are enthroned as the Holy One;
you are the glory of Israel.
In you our fathers trusted;
they trusted and you rescued them.
To you they cried out and they escaped;
in you they trusted and were not disappointed.
*But I am a worm, not a man,
scorned by men, despised by the people.
All who see me mock me;
they curl their lips and jeer;
they shake their heads at me:
“He relied on the LORD—let him deliver him;
if he loves him, let him rescue him.”
Do not stay far from me,
for trouble is near,
and there is no one to help.