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...]


More pictures here of the Corpus Christi procession in Oxford beginning at Blackfriars. Blackfriars is one of my most favorite churches. There is something v. beautiful in it simplicity and light. The pictures capture it. [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...]

Chesterton Society Address

Here is an excerpt from my address to the Chesterton Society: An English friend delivered a backhand slam some time ago when she said with a snooty smile, ‘The Americans are so quaint! They still think it is possible to be heroes.’ I felt chastened, but I had to admit it: some of us (and [Read More...]

New Blog

Chris Findley is a former Episcopal priest who is now a Catholic. He keeps a good looking and intelligent blog here. The blog is called Home2Rome. He’s got some good posts on the necessity of Evangelism. [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...]