Into the Desert

“It is not that Christianity has been tried and found wanting, but that it has been found difficult and left untried.” —G.K. Chesterton Today is Ash Wednesday. Our journey into the desert has commenced. For 40 days, we will wander but we will not be lost. The Lord knows our heading even if we do [...]

Up and Running Again

Back in November I quit updating this site. I was given a once in a lifetime opportunity to give a presentation for the veteran apologists and select staff at Catholic Answers. To say I was excited by this task would be an understatement. Just as much as it would be to say I felt intimidated. [...]

The Nature of Theology

What is Theology? We can come to understand its meaning by breaking down the word "theology". The first syllable, "the", comes from the Greek word "theos", which means "God". The remaining part of the word, "ology", is found in many words with which we are familiar: biology, philosophy, sociology and so on. It  also has [...]

Early Christians – Spiritual Semites

The fundamental acts of worship in early Christianity were those commanded by and acted out by Jesus. They are categorized in four liturgical acts. Eucharistic celebration Sacramental Rite Common prayer Liturgical sermon Look familiar? If you have attended a Catholic Mass or Divine Liturgy you would recognize these liturgical parts. In fact, any Jew in [...]