Living as Salt & Light

By Bryan Owen I had the good fortune of growing up next door to my grandmother. Her name was Lily Pearle. Does it get any more Southern than that? Grandmama’s house was a refuge whenever I needed a getawa... Read More...

Summing Up Benedict XVI

By Victor Lee Austin The earthly life of Pope Benedict XVI has come to an end and his body has been committed to its resting place. As with any death, one wonders what this particular life was all about: wha... Read More...

An Old Proposal For a New Way Forward

An Ecumenical Priesthood The Spirit of God and the Structure of the Church By Karl Rahner Translated with a critical introduction by Jakob Karl Rinderknecht Fortress, pp. 100, $28 Review by Bruce Myers ... Read More...

Doctrine Develops, and So Does Liturgy

By Jonathan Mitchican One of the biggest intellectual challenges to my journey into full communion with the Catholic Church was the idea that doctrine develops. Anglicanism at its best nurtures a love for th... Read More...

Friendship and the Threshing Floor

Ruth 3:1–4:18 By Neil Dhingra Ruth, the Moabite, widowed, bereaved, loyal and faithful to mother-in-law from Israel. — Graham Kings, “Ruth” In a recent lecture on friendship, Alasdair MacIntyre says it r... Read More...

A Tiny Pantry Becomes a Blessing Box

By Kristine Blaess In 2020, one of our young members proposed his Eagle Scout project — a tiny pantry on the church grounds like the tiny free libraries that have sprung up. Volunteers would supply the pantr... Read More...