Monthly Archives: August 2012

St. Augustine in Drama

In the aftermath of Tuesday’s Feast of St. Augustine, I had to share news (courtesy of Allison Clow) of an upcoming film called Restless Heart. It’s the first full-length feature movie on St. Augustine. Watch trailer below and see the website info. Advertisements

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Panting Faith: St Augustine of Hippo

By Tom Neal, PhD Today is the Feast of St. Augustine, the Doctor of Grace whose influence on Western thought can hardly be underestimated. This famous quote from Confessions 20, one of my favorites, offers us a look at vintage … Continue reading

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Discerning the *New* in the New Evangelization

By Tom Neal, PhD The working document for the October Roman Synod on the New Evangelization is packed with rich fare as it lays out a vast field of inquiry into the meaning and mission of the New Evangelization. The is Synod … Continue reading

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Re-appropriating Vatican II

Blog post by Fr Ian Ker This article first appeared in the 11th October 2002 issue of The Catholic Herald. It is 40 years since the opening of the Second Vatican Council. The Council was convoked by Pope John XXIII for … Continue reading

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Valiant Witnesses

By Dr. Tom Neal “Help each other to live and to grow in the Christian faith so as to be valiant witnesses of the Lord. Be united, but not closed. Be humble, but not fearful. Be simple, but not naive. … Continue reading

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Faith Bytes

I cannot recommend enough the youtube series Catholicbyte as an energetic source of pithy and substantive reflections on basic Catholic-themes. Here’s one on the Eucharist:

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Faith and Evolution

See the fantastic Fr. Brendan Purcell offer reflections on a Catholic view of faith and science. Watch here…

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