Does the sheep pen gate of John chapter 10 refute the Catholic understanding of John chapter 6? No. Both the text and the context show that Jesus is the true bread from heaven (John 6:32). Continue reading “True bread from heaven, or a mere figure of speech?”
Yesterday, we looked at Saint Ignatius of Antioch’s seven letters, written on the road to martyrdom and dripping with Catholic doctrine. And all by A.D. 110! Judge rightly and don’t get . . .
Caught on the wrong side of history
More light from history on the Catholic faith
The Catholic Church claims an unbroken line back to the days of the New Testament; bishops standing in apostolic succession to the apostles of Jesus Christ and carrying forward the faith once delivered. The claim rests on good evidence. One link consists of seven letters from Saint Ignatius of Antioch. The link is so strong and the letters so Catholic-looking that they require a response from the thoughtful Protestant. The Ignatian evidence demands a verdict. Continue reading “Ignatian evidence demands a verdict, part 1”
“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”
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”
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”
Does it really matter?
Does is really matter which church? I believed the Bible and I really wanted to follow Jesus. But what does that even mean? Continue reading “Any church but Rome, right?”