Signs and Wonders

An interesting discussion has been developing in the combox of my most recent post. One commentor said he left the Catholic Church because it was legalistic and he became a non-Catholic charismatic because that’s where the miracles are happening. That’s funny. I left the Protestant church and became a Catholic for the same reason: Protestant [Read More...]

Split Imminent

The crisis in the Anglican communion is coming to a head. Mgr Graham Leonard, (the former Anglican Bishop of London) writing in The Path to Rome has said, “There is a realignment occurring between those one the one hand who believe the Christian gospel is revealed by God, is to be heard and received and [Read More...]

A Conference of Priests

A skein of Canadian geese flew in,circled around and settled on the lake.They were a somber band, dressed all in blackwith patches of white at their throat. Like foreignagents, or soldiers of an élite corps;they were leaders of the resistance,bound by a solemn oath of obedience,and a secret code of honor learned at war. After [Read More...]

Dean Koontz – The Taking

On the drive to Myrtle Beach and back, then up to the mountains, I listened to talking book of Dean Koontz’ The Taking.Seriously cool stuff. The heroine wakes up one morning to find nature has gone awry. The wild animals are scared. Strange torrential rain is falling and terror lurks in the night. As the [Read More...]

Bless Me Preacher for I Have Sinned

It seems some Protestant churches are offering confession to their faithful. Here’s the report from London’s Daily Telegraph. Before I became a Catholic I can remember a good Protestant lady once saying to me, “Well, you know those Catholics just go and confess their sins, and then turn around and do the same thing again [Read More...]

I want my Roving Medievalist back!

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