Sunday, September 6, 2020

The Significance of a Sacrament: Holy Unction

I have mentioned a few times before that the Church is a hospital for sinners. The Church is not to be a courtroom presided by judges who condemn us for our sins. But it is there to help heal us. This is seen in all of the sacraments, but especially the sacrament of Holy Unction.

Saturday, September 5, 2020

On Women's Ordinations

I decided to go ahead and write a whole blog post about the issue of women's ordination since I mentioned it briefly in my post on Holy Orders.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

The Significance of a Sacrament: Holy Orders

Now we come to the one sacrament that not everyone can participate in, and I'm not referring to just women. The next sacrament that we are going to discuss is the sacrament of Holy Orders, or Ordination.

Saturday, August 29, 2020

More Ramblings of a Depressed Orthodox Soldier

 It has been a long time. I don't think it has been as long as the last time that I didn't post, but still, a fair few months indeed.

Monday, January 27, 2020

On Hiatus

I am putting the blog back on hiatus until such a time as I get reestablished elsewhere. I am close to moving and I need to focus on accomplishing that goal for the time being.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Lectio Divina

When I was a novice oblate I was given a handbook with twelve lessons to be completed within a year - one lesson per month. At the beginning of the handbook, it is explained that there are six duties of a Benedictine Oblate of Our Lady and Saint Laurence. One of those duties is the practice of Lectio Divina - or Divine Reading.