What can be written about St. Augustine’s Confessions that has not already been written? The Confessions is the first great autobiography of Western Civilization from one of the great pillars of Western thought and rhetoric. Furthermore, it is an examination of the conscience of a man, who with contrition in his heart, tells his conversion story. If one were to read only the first page, one could … Continue reading Let Your Heart Burn for the Lord. St. Augustine–The Confessions
It is from the beginning of his prologue on the Homilies on the First Epistle of John that Augustine explains in his usual rhetorical grandeur that, “as in this same Epistle, which is very sweet to all who have a healthy taste of the heart to relish the Bread of God, and very meet to be had in remembrance in God’s Holy Church, charity is … Continue reading Introduction: Augustine’s Homilies on the First Epistle of John.
Today Communio is launching its Official T-Shirt. The cross is gold to represent the glory of the cross and resurrection. The T-shirt is inspired by the raising of Jairus’ daughter in which Jairus is told that his daughter has died and that he should no longer bother Jesus. Jesus tells him, “Fear Not, Only Believe.” It is in this act of trust where the miraculous … Continue reading The Official Communio T-Shirt!
After our snacks and about a half hour of awkward silence on the plane, the gentleman sitting next to me asked, “So, would you care to share some of your story you’re writting?” I hesitantly said, “I suppose so…” I began to read: A typical farm pond; small and deep, no larger than a waiting room in a doctor’s office is often the setting for … Continue reading Excerpt from My Short Story ‘Abba’
Communio is designing T-Shirts to help fund future discussion groups and youth Catechism. At this moment, Communio has several designs. You can check them all out here! Please consider helping us out! Thank You! St. Pope John Paul II T-Shirt: St. Augustine Pear Stealing T-Shirt: ORA ET LABORA T-Shirt: Continue reading Buy a T-Shirt and Help Evangelize the Catholic Faith!