Crosfigell
If Columbanus is the first great Irish scholar of the Celtic period, Eriugena is the last.
Scholarship, spiritual growth and community, witness and mission, service and culture: these were the keys to the power of the Celtic revival.
The Other Side of Penance The pursuit of holiness is a struggle - a mighty struggle.
But you don't fight sin with good intentions, wishful thinking, or a blind eye.

To Suffer With

October 26, 2010
...all prescriptions of penance are to be accompanied with prayers and tears...

True Penance

October 26, 2010
I think Columbanus reflects the very best aspect of the whole penitential component.
Celtic Christians took sin seriously because they took holiness seriously.

Sola Scriptura

October 19, 2010
Celtic Christians sustained an esteem of Scripture unsurpassed by Luther, Calvin, Knox, or any of the Reformers.

Outside-In

October 18, 2010
Spiritual growth, for the most part, in an inside-out affair.
...a physician who will not prescribe life-giving medicine to sick patients ought to find other work.
We should all be doing this regularly.

Penance

October 4, 2010
"Contraries are by contraries cured."

Check Sin Now

October 1, 2010
Unchecked sin is like a cancer in the soul.
Being a soul friend is a two-way street.

Think to Act

September 28, 2010
Christian education today is largely an information-transfer affair...

Today's ReVision

How Shall We Escape?

There is no spiritual vacuum in the universe.

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