Christ of the Trenches, Battle of Neuve Chapelle, The Great War
He saw that there was no one,
was appalled that there was none to intervene;
Then his own arm brought about the victory,
and his justice sustained him. Isaiah 59:16 Continue reading “The Captain of our Salvation”
John Henry Cardinal Newman helped me see that was me. He helped me see through centuries-old, anti-Catholic error and prejudice. And so Cardinal Newman helped me enter the Catholic Church. Continue reading “Heresy’s a hard word to swallow”
Looking back and in comparison, my Protestantism seems two-dimensional. We had sketches of truth, a lot of it, but dimensions were a little off. Light and shade were not quite right. Continue reading “When Night was on the waters”
One beggar helps another beggar into the Catholic Church.
Already I’ve introduced late-in-life Catholic convert, G.K. Chesterton; and, to a lesser extent, Walker Percy. Percy studied medicine before taking up the pen Continue reading “Pitched betwixt Heaven and Charing Cross”
Sacred Scripture is not a divine riddle; nor a Rubik’s Cube to figure out. There is a place for exegesis and theology is good. However, twenty centuries later, or even fifteen, the faith once delivered is well-established. Continue reading “I denied the Eucharist, by what authority?”
The Eucharist leads a Protestant home to Rome.
C.S. Lewis’ Miracles and The Great Divorce helped me see The Eucharist. Continue reading “Until we have real feet”
“Great hope has dawned; the Catholic Faith teaches not what we thought, and vainly accused it of[.]” Confessions of St. Augustine at Book VI, [XI.], 18.
It is not true. I was wrong. The Catholic Faith does not teach, as the Apostle Paul warned the Galatians, another gospel. Continue reading “By grace, through faith. Or does Rome preach another gospel?”