Keep your eyes fixed on Jesus Christ, love him tenderly and seek always better to understand the meaning of a God who died on the Cross for the salvation of souls.
There is much consider as the culture many of us live in secularizes, that is, divorces us from a tangible Christian perspective, manner of being, and how we live in a world with diverse opinions. Today, we have to ask about Christ or Christendom. It is said that Saint Augustine asked, what there is of Christian […]
Christ is something that is happening to me now –our engagement with Giussani’s At the Origins of the Christian Claim
Those who follow the lay ecclesial movement, Communion and Liberation, and attend the weekly School of Community, know that we’ve come to end of our work on Father Luigi Giussani book, the The Religious Sense. For the coming year we will be working on Giussani’s At the Origin of the Christian Claim. On January 25, 2012, […]
Over the summer Jesuit Father Edward Oakes published his latest book, Infinity Dwindled to Infancy. I posted a blog piece about the Infancy here. Father Oakes’ book was reviewed by George Weigel on First Things: read it (actually, read the review and the book). You can now get the book in paper and on Kindle at Amazon.
Consummatum est. It is completed — it has come to a full end. The mystery of God’s love toward us is accomplished. The price is paid, and we are redeemed. The Eternal Father determined not to pardon us without a price, in order to show us especial favor. He condescended to make us valuable to […]
“‘Christ begging for the heart of man, and the heart of man begging for Christ.’ What change needs to take place for our gaze to be able to look at ourselves like this? What familiarity, what a sharing of our lives with a different gaze, until we can look with the same compassion upon our […]
I read a recent post by my friend and fellow blogger Webster Bull’s article “Richard III and the Contemporaneity of Christ” on the Il Sussidiario (the post was first published on Bull’s blog, Witness, a few weeks ago). Webster asks a great question: how do we know the Church has gotten Christ correct? That is, […]
Image via Wikipedia The Pope’s “Together in Christ” two day visit of Croatia was significant for several reasons. For him, and I think for all of us who were either physically in Zagreb or tuned via the media, time spent with the Croatians was monumental because it clearly exhibited the “dynamism of communion.” (What visit […]
Infinity Dwindled to Infancy: A Catholic and Evangelical Christology, NEW book by Father Edward Oakes
Infinity Dwindled to Infancy: A Catholic and Evangelical Christology (Eerdmans, 2011) is due to be released in July. If you pre-order now, there is a discount on Amazon. Father Oakes utilizes a wide range of works taken from Scripture, theology and literature to explore the questions on the lordship of Jesus Christ. He’s attentive to […]
In these first days of Easter the Church rejoices in Christ’s resurrection from the dead, which has brought new life to us and to our world. Saint Paul exhorts us to make this new life evident by putting to death the things of this earth and setting our hearts on the things that are on […]