Part two of 'Obedience the Remedy'
The two key works of John Henry Newman, written while he was still Anglican, present at least an implicit theory of a Catholic virtue ethic.
When a certain burden must be borne by some more than others, do we suddenly adopt the pirate’s code that Those who fall behind are left behind?
As the king of all, Jesus could have come down from the cross, as the bystanders dared him to do.
Obedience is a choice to take responsibility for our life. An abbot keeps us accountable.
As I celebrate four years as a pastor and priest of Christ’s people, I find my life and the work of ministry to be full of joy, more than I could have ever imagined.
The Benedictines have shown me another pattern of faithfulness: the pattern of committing to a place and a community and refusing to run away.