Little red lizards, like all other vices, must die. For neither flesh and blood nor anything natural may enter Heaven without dying first. The all-important thing: “Die before you die. There’s no chance after.” Continue reading “Die before you die; lizards, lust and stallions”
“Next to the Blessed Sacrament itself, your neighbour is the holiest object presented to your senses. Continue reading “Christ in you, the hope of glory”
. . . the fixed service, with prayers you know are coming.
The Mass removes the minister from the spotlight. Continue reading “The permanent shape of Christianity shows through”
I discovered something like this when I entered the Catholic Church.
Today, the Church celebrated The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. Writing this 2,316 miles from home, I participated in Mass Continue reading “Aim for heaven and get earth thrown in”
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”