To Light A Fire on the Earth

Robert Barron. To Light A Fire on the Earth: Proclaiming the Gospel in a Secular Age. With John L. Allen, Jr.  New York: Image Books, 2017.  260p.   In the introduction to this book, John Allen compares Bp. Robert Barron to Archbishop Fulton Sheen. Allen admits that they are two very different men. Fulton Sheen […]


Ecumenical and Eucharistic Spirituality

Introduction Fifty years after the close of the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council, we do well to take a long look at where we are in its implementation and what difference it makes to us personally. We should try to focus on the spirituality which flows from the Eucharist as expressed in the theology of communion […]


Becoming Human: Jean Vanier

  Jean Vanier. Becoming Human. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2008. (Kindle) I was looking for a book that would introduce me to the author and explain how he got started on the Arche project. This work was just what I was looking for. In his introduction, Vanier tells us he was born on September 10, […]