Anglo-Catholic of the Week: Reverend John Wesley

Note: I've wanted to write about Rev. Wesley for some time, because I think that his method of evangelism and discipleship will be important to us in the near future. Unfortunately, his life experience was too diverse to compress into just one article, and I wonder if I have emphasized the appropriate points. If any … Continue reading Anglo-Catholic of the Week: Reverend John Wesley

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Distinction: Another satire (but again, not really)

In the past, as I have noted, a favorite Anglo-Catholic hobby was to provoke Protestant authorities by worshipping in a catholic manner. Having no Protestant authorities to provoke, and thereby defend the Catholic Faith, I've needed someone else to oppose. Living in a secular world, I decided to provoke a secular authority according to a … Continue reading Distinction: Another satire (but again, not really)

Pope St. Gregory the Great: Cincinnatus of the Church

When evaluating the lives of the Saints, I have had the tendency to see them as perfect, almost as though they had neither thoughts nor feelings. I spent so much time comparing myself to them that I forgot to do the things that would make me resemble them more! And yet the saints were real … Continue reading Pope St. Gregory the Great: Cincinnatus of the Church