Author Archives: The Groom's Family
The background of the German Catholic church, which I outlined in the previous post, is critical to understanding just how far the leaders of the Church had to come between the Holocaust and the Second Vatican Council. Indeed, the question … Continue reading
This post will be the first in a three-part review of John Connelly’s book, From Enemy to Brother. The book is as controversial as it is enlightening, and I have no doubt that many Catholic scholars present a very different … Continue reading
I have written here before about Philip Rosenbaum, an Eastern Catholic author who also happens to be of a Jewish background. When he is not writing on family and spirituality, Rosenbaum is creating poetry. He has taken up the classic form of the sonnet, … Continue reading
More this week from Richard Calderon: ‘MEMORIALS IN THE SIGHT OF GOD’ – ANAMNESIS The God of Israel is intensely interested in His children, and like all parents He loves to remember milestones in their moral growth, be these moments … Continue reading
Today I would like to share with you the work of a fellow parishioner, Richard Calderon. Richard is studying the Hebrew and other early origins of the Catholic liturgy. Below are some of his findings. BERAKAH – EUCHARIST / EULOGY … Continue reading
Those of you reading this blog regularly know that Orthodox-Catholic ecumenism is my other big interest. A good article on that topic by Father Laurent Cleenewerck, courtesy of Orthocath blog.