Archive for December 2012

“Bartholomew is Seeking to Reinvigorate Dialogue With Roman Catholics”

Dec 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Unity in the News

A recent article points to a renewed effort on the part of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople to seek unity between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches. The article begins with the following:

G.I. Williamson and the Grinch

Dec 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Blog Posts

As the Holy Season of Advent winds ever closer to its yearly end, my heart is often full of mixed emotions. The expectation and hope of celebrating the Birth of Our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ on December 25th tends to be mingled with other thoughts about my Reformed past. In becoming Reformed after […]

Congratulations to Bryan Cross, Ph.D.

Dec 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Just over a year ago, we had the pleasure of congratulating Taylor Marshall on earning his doctorate in philosophy. Today, we once again rejoice with a member of Called to Communion on the occasion of his academic accomplishment. Yesterday, December 17, 2012, Bryan Cross successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, “Alasdair MacIntyre on the Practice of […]

Anglicans Becoming Catholic

Dec 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Unity in the News

Earlier this year, Bishop Richard Gagnon of the Diocese of Victoria in British Columbia, received into the Catholic Church the members of the Fellowship of Blessed John Henry Newman, formed by members of the Anglican Catholic Church of Canada who were seeking full communion with the Catholic Church under the terms of the Apostolic Constitution […]

Three Frameworks for Interpreting the Church Fathers

Dec 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

This is a guest article by Dr. Kenneth J. Howell. Dr. Howell earned an M.Div. from Westminster Theological Seminary, an M.A. in Linguistics and Philosophy from the University of South Florida, a Ph.D. from Indiana University in Linguistics and the Philosophy of Science, and a second Ph.D. from Lancaster University (U.K.) in the History of […]

Searching for the Immaculate Conception

Dec 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Today, December 8th, is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. The name alone is startling, and what makes it worse, the doctrine itself can seem severely abstract. Contrast this with the mysteries of the Rosary like the Visitation, the Annunciation, the Nativity, the Coronation; I have long seen and loved Mary in each of these […]