If you read the Bible without the Church…

Today we celebrate and remember the first ecumenical council. This council was summoned on May 20th in the year 325 ad in the city of Nicaea by the emperor St. Constantine to deal with the first great controversy that had overtaken the Christian world. Some people think that speaking and writing about theology is unnecessary […]

When God Changed His Mind.

The Reading from the Acts of the Apostles 2:1-11 & The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. John 7:37-52; 8:12 Perhaps we should begin by saying that God never really changes His mind. He is a constant and unchanging presence in the universe and in our lives. Nevertheless it appears in Scripture and […]