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Monday
Jan262009

GOOD QUESTION

In Lent the Church asks us to fast, pray and give alms. Are we trying to earn God’s favour?

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Monday
Jan262009

Theological Definition: SEPTUAGESIMA, SEXAGESIMA, and QUINQUAGESIMA

The old names for the last three Sundays before Lent.

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Monday
Jan262009

They once were lost

To the secular, these are stories about the power of forgiveness and the shot at a second chance. To the religious, they are modern parables that show how forgiveness leads to salvation and, ultimately, heaven.

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Monday
Jan262009

Prayers for those made redundant

In response to the current economic downturn The Church of England has offered two new prayers: one for those who have lost their jobs and one for those who remain in the workplace but feel vulnerable and uncertain. Both are written in the first person so are more suitable for private devotions

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Sunday
Jan252009

Richard John Neuhaus RIP

Richard John Neuhaus. Photo by Sue CarelessThe man many considered North America’s leading religious commentator has died. Father Richard John Neuhaus succumbed to cancer on Jan. 8 in New York. He was 72.

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