Monastic Experience Weekend, May 31: St Mary's Benedictine Monastery, Petersham

Monastic Experience Weekend, May 31: St Mary's Benedictine Monastery, Petersham

Live a Life in L - Liturgy, Lectio, Labor! Experience the life of a monk, May 31 - June 2nd. St Mary’s Benedictine Monastery, Petersham, Massachussetts.

The Theology of Legoland - Why Is It So Popular?

The Theology of Legoland - Why Is It So Popular?

Christians take note. Legoland have worked something out here. These children are transported in their imaginations and they love it. The fact that the images are made out of plastic bricks, does not put them off, rather it seems to attract them even more. We may hold our noses at the McDisney aesthetic, but we should look and learn. and consider why, despite that, it is so popular.

Rite by Rote! Why learning of the texts of the liturgy will transform worship, improve singing, improve art, and renew the culture

Rite by Rote! Why learning of the texts of the liturgy will transform worship, improve singing, improve art, and renew the culture

You can’t be a doctor by studying pre-Med. That’s all most Great Books programs give us - supporting texts. They ignore the story of Christianity that forms us to contibute to and conserve the cultute - salvation history as described in the Bible, and lived out through our participation in the sacraments. The more intimately we know these texts, the easier it is to worship well and to be Christian in everyday life.

Science Studies the Pattern of the Past. Beauty Is the Pattern of the Future. Science Needs Help!

Science Studies the Pattern of the Past. Beauty Is the Pattern of the Future. Science Needs Help!

Natural science is a good thing, but we must understand its limitations. As a method of inquiry is blind to the possibilities of human creativity, inspiration, and the way in which each of us uses our naturally endowed freedom. This is why it fails spectacularly and repeatedly time after time to predict the future for humanity.