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Roman Catholics

On Being Offended and Taking Offense

5-31-2014 · I love watching EWTN.  The network represents unabashed Roman Catholicism, no holds barred. There is no attempt to apologize for or cover up what the network owners and sponsors and personalities believe to…


Sheepish Works

5-28-2014 · Inevitably when the topic of justification arises and, in particular, the Reformed doctrine of Justification by Faith Alone arises, people ask the same sort of questions. “So, let me get this straight. Do you…


Responding to a Friend’s Conversion

5-28-2014 · We appreciate Greg’s clarity with us over the past year and more of his decision-making. It has been a heavy burden to us and we are heartbroken over his conversion to Roman Catholicism. We cannot…


Waypoints

5-27-2014 · After more than ten years on the front lines of the Anglican wars, I have made a major change. This past Easter vigil, my family and I were confirmed in the Roman Catholic Church.


Keep Your Eye on the Prize

5-23-2014 · The Rev. Peter J. Leithart, a Biblical expositor extraordinaire in the Presbyterian Church, explains why he’s not leaving that denomination despite its current upheavals (akin to those in ECUSA). In the process, he delivers a…


Did Jesus mean baptism when he said “born by water and the Spirit?”

3-11-2014 · “Very truly, I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God without being born of water and Spirit.” Jesus’ words in John 3 are up this Sunday. I cringe a bit at…


Sanctity of Life Prayer Offered in Sioux Falls

1-22-2014 · Here’s the prayer I am offering tonight as part of Sioux Falls’ Sanctity of Life witness on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade.  The event is organized by The Alpha…


Night Thoughts Away from Home during Christmas Season

12-19-2013 · I share readily in the town’s festive mood, smiling at perfect strangers and wishing them all “Merry Christmas.” What is it about Christmas that brings out the best in friends and strangers alike?


Science, reason, space aliens and Laodiceans

12-17-2013 · Rod Dreher shares and analyzes a map of religious participation by U.S. counties. Not a lot of new info.  The Coasts…


A (Formerly Anglo-)Catholic on the Anglican Flaw

12-5-2013 · One blogger to whom I have long linked at my own site is Fr. John Hunwicke, formerly the rector of St. Thomas’ in Oxford, and now incardinated in the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady…


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