Friday, September 08, 2017

The Nativity of the Theotokos

Benedict XVI on Vatican 2

From Last Testament, the interview by Peter Seewald, p. 142:

Peter Seewald: Was it a mistake to convoke the council at all?

No it was right for sure. One can ask whether it was necessary or not, ok. But in itself it was a moment in the Church
when you were simply waiting on something new, on a renewal, a renewal of the whole. That wasn't to be something coming on from Rome, but a new encounter with the whole worldwide Church. In that respect, the time was simply nigh.

Some thoughts on the renewal soon.

Fr. Thomas Joseph White to Be on EWTN Radio

Eastern Standard Time

Thursday, September 07, 2017

CWR: Contemporary Tyranny and Catholic Social Doctrine by James Kalb

The current situation of growing soft totalitarianism is too recent and too disturbing for its implications for Catholic social action to have been adequately understood and articulated.

Monday, September 04, 2017

Liturgical Memory

Eastern Christian Books: Byzantine Canopies

Eastern Christian Books: Byzantine Canopies

A False Opposition Between Commandment and Love?

I hope the podcast is better than the summary. Law or commandment pertains to reason, love to the will, and God Himself gives us a commandment to love Him and to love our neighbor as ourselves.