Les prophètes dans notre monde?

Sans doute avons-nous tous en tête une image de Jean-Baptiste en tant que prophète. Peut-être le voyons-nous grand, mince, poilu, recouvert de fourrures, et d’une hygiène corporelle un peu douteuse. Ce sont là, en partie, des descriptions qui nous proviennent des évangiles. Mais au-delà de cette image qui tient un peu de la caricature, je […]

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Christ the Constitutional Monarch

When Will and Kate came to Montreal in 2011– that’s Prince William and Catherine the Duchess of Cambridge,  I waited for three hours for just a glimpse of the royal couple.  At first the police separated the crowds into two distinct camps –  sheep and goats – as it were –  the pro-royalists to the […]

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Stewards of God’s Grace

May the words of my mouth, and the meditation of our all our hearts be acceptable to you, our God, that I may speak and we all may reflect in your name, one God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, Amen. Something great and terrible is about to happen. On this, the Bible passages are especially […]

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Choose God’s Cross

I once had someone criticize Christians for our veneration of the cross. They weren’t accusing us of idolatry or of general religious wrong-headedness. Rather it was the obscenity of venerating a means of torture and execution that was just too much for this person – and they had a point. What would you think of […]

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