Men Must Endure Their Going Hence: Remembering C.S. Lewis

Men Must Endure Their Going Hence.So warns Edgar in Shakespeare’s classic King Lear.And so says the tombstone shared by illustrious Christian apologist Clive Staples Lewis and his brother Warren.  The tombstone, located in the yard of Holy Trinity Church in Headington Quarry, Oxford, commemorates the writer C.S. “Jack” Lewis, who died 48 years ago on November 23, 1963, and his quieter older brother who died in April 1973.Lewis was one of the intellectual giants of the 20th century, co … [Read more...]

THINK THIS, NOT THAT: Wrestling for Truth—The Great Councils of the Church

Jerusalem Cross

Okay, bear with me here.I have this idea that my readers are just sitting on the edge of their seats, wailing plaintively, “Oh, please!  Please! Tell me about the Councils of the Church!”Well, not really.I do think, though, that there’s a lot of pushing and pulling, prodding and plundering that goes on in the on-line world, as believers jostle to claim their First  Place “I Am Right” Badges.If you’re not one of those folks who cares about Being Right All The Time, In Every Convers … [Read more...]

More Breaking News from the Ordinariate: “A Parish Before Its Time”

Fr James Bradley

A few days ago, I announced the wonderful story of Orlando’s Cathedral of the Incarnation.  On Sunday, September 16, the entire congregation of 140—including a bishop, clergy and laypeople—were received into the Catholic Church.And in the same week, it was announced that St. Mary the Virgin Parish in Arlington, Texas—currently part of the Diocese of Fort Worth—will join the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter.  (Here in the United States, the Pope has established the Personal Ordin … [Read more...]


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