Monthly Archives: December 2012

Saint Athanasius the Great

“I behold a strange mystery: instead of the sun, the sun of righteousness contained ineffably in the Virgin. Seek not how this is so, for where God wills the order of nature is overcome. It was His will, He had … Continue reading

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Christian Feasts: First and Foremost an Exaltation of the Soul

“Feast days” are funny things, I find. In the Christian Calendar throughout the year there are feasts for various events, such as Christ’s Baptism, Transfiguration, Ascension, etc. There are also many feasts for people — Saints, who have been placed on the … Continue reading

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Saint Andrew, The First-Called

Before his execution, Saint Andrew utters the following words upon being hoisted onto his own cross, though in the shape of an X, to which he was tied and hung for several days. “Rejoice, O cross, which has been sanctified … Continue reading

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Archbishop Rowan: let’s be the best of friends, seriously

I genuinely love and enjoy Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams. He is set to leave his duties as Archbishop in the Church of England very soon, to be replace by Bishop Justin Welby. As for why it is that I like Archbishop … Continue reading

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Theology via Twitter

I realize, and am (relatively) aware that concerning matters of faith and religion, I can be quite over the top. My poor wife has to live with me, and for this she should be canonized a Saint while in her earthly life. … Continue reading

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The Light of the Incarnate God Illumines all Things

The light of the Incarnate God illumines that it is from Love that all was created. Love set the seas and stirred them in motion. Love called the mountains high in their glory. Love lit the sky and all within. … Continue reading

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The Christian Faith and the Human use of Words

At the beginning of the book “Mere Christianity”, written by our Father among the Saints, C.S. Lewis, he writes of a phenomena, a reality, where the meaning of a word very specific in nature can be lost, coming to mean … Continue reading

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