“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 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”
The error of sola Scriptura
Protestants are the ones who object that Catholic doctrine is not based on Scripture! As a Protestant, however, I found no Scriptural basis for me to be the sole and final interpreter of Sacred Scripture. When I take on that role, I place myself outside the four corners of the Holy Bible. Continue reading “According to your Word”
God’s logos enlightens Justin Martyr
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God.” (John 1:1-2; The Word, Greek: logos)*
Saint Justin Martyr, a mid-second-century Church Father, was martyred between 162 and 167 C.E. A Samaritan, Justin was born at Flavia Neapolis, near what was the ancient Canaanite, and then Israelite, city of Shechem. Continue reading “The True Light Enlightens Everyone”
Bread of Christ
I am the wheat of God and am ground by the teeth of the wild beasts, that I may be found the pure bread of Christ. Ignatius of Antioch, circa A.D. 107 Continue reading “The Wheat of God”
Backroads in the Bible Belt
The early years
“Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.” (John 14:1-3, KJV).
Among my earliest memories: reading John 14 with my Dad. Continue reading “All Roads Lead To Rome”