Renewing the Culture of Life
Br. Peter Trinko
Br. Peter Trinko
Our world is currently going through an intense crisis of identity and crisis of meaning. As we have continued to conquer the world through technology and effort, we are at the same time suffering untold trauma from the lack of a real foundation of our lives. In a time that demands more and more certainty, we have never experienced such doubt and uncertainty.
This shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone of faith. As the Second Vatican Council stated in Gaudium et Spes, “The truth is that only in the mystery of the Incarnate Word does the mystery of man take on light” (GS 22), but our culture has relegated Jesus Christ...
The Fight for Sunday
“The fight for Sunday is another of the Church’s major concerns in the present day, when there is so much to upset the rhythm of time that sustains community” . What does Pope Emeritus Benedict mean by “the fight for Sunday”? My thought is that he is referring to the difficulty to keep Sunday holy, set apart, different from every other day of the week.
Br. Constantine Carpenter
“And the Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us, and we saw his glory, the glory as of the Father’s only Son, full of grace and truth." (John 1:14)
A most blessed Solemnity of the Annunciation to all! It was on this very same day about two thousand years ago in the small town of Nazareth that the Second Person of the Most Holy Trinity took flesh in the womb of the Virgin Mary.
In an attempt to understand the mystery of the incarnation, we first need to keep in mind the big picture, that is, the whole purpose and reason of why God even became man.