Anglicans in Agony

The Lambeth Conference is approaching. This is the once-a-decade meeting of all the Bishops of the Anglican communion. At least it is supposed to be all the bishops. Instead many bishops are boycotting the conference because of the continuing fisticuffs over homosexuality. The conservatives from the developing world are having an alternative conference in Jerusalem. [Read More...]

Apologia Excerpts

Fr Philips posts here on his re-reading of Newman’s Apologia [Read more...]

Boy not healed by faith

Tragic. Read this story of an un-necessary death of a boy who belonged to a faith healing Christian sect called the Followers of Christ. Second death in the same family. The first death was a toddler whose parents didn’t pursue medical treatment for a condition easily cured. Now the toddler’s uncle–a sixteen year old  boy has [Read More...]

Reality in Slow Motion

The other day I was celebrating Mass in the school chapel. There were very few people in the congregation and I had time for silence, more time to slow down in the midst of the Mass. As I did, time began to slow down. Everything seemed suspended for a moment. Was it a moment or [Read More...]

Sacred Heart

Heart for God is a new ministry started by a former Brethren of Christ minister from Pennsylvania. David Hall maintains a blog and has recently posted about his journey from the Brethren of Christ to the Catholic Church. Like all convert stories, it is absorbing and fascinating. Each convert comes in from a different personal history, [Read More...]

Men Marry

Back from the exuberance of the Chesterton Conference, I’m banking up for our mission trip to El Salvador. We leave early on Thursday morning. To tell you the truth, I haven’t got much to say about the homosexual Anglican priests having a big fancy ‘wedding’ in London. In many ways I suppose it’s a positive [Read More...]


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