liturgy, reform

Prejudices Abound in Luther

With many Protestants celebrating the 500th year anniversary of the Reformation, I have take the opportunity to read many of Martin Luther’s own words hoping

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ethics, things that last

The Things That Last

This column is the first in a three part series concerning ethics, human happiness, and their connection to “the things that last.” Searching for a

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Is Anyone Sola Scriptura?

Coffee Shop Calvinism I recently came across a group of men from the Reformed Church we left to become Catholic who were gathered at our

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Virtue and Temperament

Aristotle, who was continually interested in biological aspects of human behavior, made a distinction between “natural virtue” and “acquired virtue.” Natural virtue is related to

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Scripture

The Power of the Church

There is a movement today in the world that denies the power of the Church of Jesus Christ in our lives. The narrative goes something

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Triduum, Passover

Commands Are Not Ideals

“For I gave you an example that you also should do as I did to you” (John 13:15). Our Lord told the apostles this at

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The Benedict Option Is Not For Me

Full disclosure: I did not actually read the book “The Benedict Option”. Spiritdaily and a NY Times article is where I gleaned information about this movement in the

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