Glory to the Logos

All Along the Watchtower


All things descend from the great I AM. In Him we live and move and have our being. So it was, so it is, so it ever shall be, world without end. He transcends our existence, but we do not transcend His. He contains the universe, but it does not contain Him. He is existence itself, just as He is reason itself, the eternal Logos. Beyond Him no thing can exist, but He calls the things that are not as though they were, and so they are.

The world cannot meaningfully deny His existence for its existence depends on Him. The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” How shall we answer the fool? According to his foolishness? What can one speak to chaos but order?

We are commanded to present a defence: through our works and through our words. When we live as Christ would have us, we…

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Ask and You Shall Receive

The Next Right Step


How surprised I was to read Anne’s comment last night. She found a book of fiction entitled, Storm and Grace. The very topic I’ve been pondering, from several perspectives, for this post! For more than twenty-five years, I’ve enjoyed the privilege of studying Marian apparitions with some learned, wise ones. In my own reading, I have noticed this era of prolific Marian activity is often referenced as an “Age of Mary” which, many say, began with Blessed Mother’s apparitions to St. Catherine Labouré on the Rue du Bac, Paris, France. It’s a story of faith to be remembered as the Storm rages on.

This story begins with the first apparition on the night of July 18-19, 1830. A child (perhaps her guardian angel) awakened Sister Catherine Labouré, a novice in the community of the Daughters of Charity, and summoned her to the chapel. There, she met with the Virgin Mary and spoke…

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