Church of England

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12 days with the paradoxical Word

Few preachers handle well both the temporal birth and the eternal begetting of the Son of God. One of them wrote in Latin in the middle of the fifth century, yet without passing along his name.

John and Peter, patterns of holy life

Jesus’ words in the Gospel today reveal how Peter and John would die, but also how the disciples provided patterns for two different states of life: the active and contemplative.

Justice, the sorrowful mysteries, and a future unity

I’ve been tracking the reaction to Bishop Daniel Martins’s post “Jesus, Mel Gibson, and the alpha issue,” posted on Monday. It has provoked a number of people to articulate some kind of alternative theological space.

A year in review, and some steps forward

It’s hard to believe the Covenant relaunch happened a little over a year ago. But we’re here to stay, and we pray that God will use our humble efforts in the renewal of his Church and its common life.