4 Maryland Church Considers
Roman Catholicism
An Anglo-Catholic parish in the Diocese of Maryland is within weeks of becoming the first Episcopal congregation to accept the Vatican’s invitation, through Anglicanorum coetibus, to become a Roman Catholic church.

6 Authority in Scripture
and the Believer
By Victor Lee Austin
Scripture read in public, in sequence, with twice-daily frequency, without accompanying interpretation, presents us with a plain fact: that the truly authorized person (and since authority is personal, the true authority) can only be the one who is listening.

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10 Robustly Liturgical Living
By Edward S. Little II
Starbucks fulfills for the secular world what the Church is supposed to offer to Christians.

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11 Letters to the Editor
13 People & Places
14 Sunday’s Readings