Let Us Enter Into These Most Sacred Mysteries!

I have been reading a beautiful book on the Liturgy recently: For the Life of the World, by Alexander Schmemann.  This Eastern Orthodox priest and theologian cuts to the heart of the sacred drama unfolding in each liturgy. In the sacred liturgy we become participants in the Heavenly Kingdom; Sons in the Son; Partakers in […]


What the Holy Trinity is NOT

This is the first of a series of posts about heresies. I figured we should start big: the Holy Trinity…one of the greatest mysteries of our faith, which can never be fully understood by our small human minds. Through divine revelation, we can say a few things about what the Trinity is, but it seems […]

Sit Nomen Domini Benedictum

In Sacred Scripture the Psalmist proclaims blessed be the name of the Lord and in St. Luke’s Gospel, Mary attests holy is His name. All throughout Scripture there is found praise and reverence for God’s holy and terrible name. The virtue of reverence is the habitation of a certain wonder and awe in one who is confronted by […]