Reflections on the Beginning of a New Era

My church has entered a period of decline, even stripping, in which its social position is eroding, its institutions are collapsing, and its common life lies in tatters.

Epiphany Seen through Monastic Eyes

The central theme for Epiphanytide is the manifestation of Christ to the world, which leads to the obvious exhortation that every Christian is called to repent and believe in the gospel.

Get on with it

The constant worry I’m not doing things as well or as effectively as I could still simmers beneath the surface.

Suffer the little children

Maybe having children is a goad to holiness because it shows us just how little progress we actually make in holiness.