ACNA Assembly: “Mission on our Doorstep”

ACNA Assembly: “Mission on our Doorstep”

During the last week of June, the Anglican Church in North America (of which CTR is a member) held a provincial Council/Assembly in Wheaton, Illinois. The theme of the Assembly was  “Mission on our Doorstep”. This was explored through a vast array of talks, workshops,...
Irenaeus of Lyons

Irenaeus of Lyons

“Why can Christians tell me more about Abraham Lincoln than St. Augustine? Clearly, they’ve been catechized by someone, it just wasn’t the Church.”  A few weeks ago, Dcn Adam wrote this sentence in Crossings, in his series on Human Spirituality. If we are...
“All Truth is God’s Truth”

“All Truth is God’s Truth”

For the last few weeks, we’ve been talking about Human Spirituality—what it would mean to have a physically, emotionally, and intellectually-appropriate spirituality. (We might have called it “Incarnational” or “Sacramental” Spirituality, but I like “Human.” It’s more...
Rachel Weeping

Rachel Weeping

By Fr. Ray Pendelton Whenever there is a loss of life or an event that leaves a significant void within us it is important to provide for a time for healing. The serºvice that has been entitled, “Rachel Weeping” is that kind of opportunity. Loss of life in the womb is...

How to Read the Bible

By Dcn. Adam Salter Gosnell If the Bible and I had a relationship status on Facebook, it would be “It’s complicated.” Okay so, yes, on the one hand, the Bible is God’s word to us. Yes, it is a treasure that “excelleth all the riches of the earth” (from the Preface to...

Family Promise at CTR

By Kathy Bourgault Family Promise North Shore Boston is a nonprofit interfaith hospitality network that provides temporary shelter, meals, hospitality, and case management for families experiencing homelessness on the North Shore of Massachusetts. As one of many Host...