Category Archives: Faith

Calendar, Man

Yesterday I posted some reflections on the first Sunday of Lent and how even my own mental picture the Christian season of preparation before Easter might have to change . . . or not. At the heart of this, as … Continue reading

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The Many Deaths of Lent

Turns out the first casualty of Lent 2018 was Jesus. Let me explain. I heard two high quality sermons on the first Sunday on Lent.  On Sunday morning, I heard a great sermon rooted in the prophet’s vision in Isaiah … Continue reading

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Lewis and the “Nasty People”

A few days ago I was reflecting on the place of the (Christian) seeker in the midst of other Christians who may no longer really be seeking much of anything (at least in some existential way). This is not to … Continue reading

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As the Journey to Resurrection Begins

Andrew Peterson will be releasing his long-awaited Resurrection Letters: Volume One at the end of March (and in time for the beginning of the Easter season).  For the season of Lent, though, he has released a “prologue” EP, which dropped … Continue reading

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Walker Percy and the 98%

Early in The Moviegoer, Binx Bolling starts talking about “the search” that he finds himself on when he is not too “sunk” into reality.  Soon after that initial talk of the search (which I mentioned here), Bolling continues: What do … Continue reading

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Friendship or Community

I’ve spent the last few days thinking about this post by Rod Dreher and the comments that it inspired.  The post, which consists almost entirely of a letter written by one of Dreher’s readers, was intended to be a kind … Continue reading

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Thomas the Monk

From a recent homily concerning Thomas Aquinas, given by Fr. Aquinas Guilbeau, OP, someone I follow on Twitter. The monk lives close to God through the ora—the prayer—of his life, which takes its preeminent form in the liturgy. The monk lives … Continue reading

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