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Preparing a Culture to Receive the Gospel

Evangelization requires preparation: not just on the part of the evangelist, but also on the part of those who are to be evangelized. We see this fairly plainly in the Parable of the Sower (Mt. 13:3-8,18-23). If the soil of … Continue reading

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A Very Brief History of the English Reformation in the 16th Century

I recently finished reading Evelyn Waugh’s biography of St. Edmund Campion, an Oxford scholar-turned-Jesuit priest who was martyred under Queen Elizabeth I. I find the history of the English Reformation fascinating, in part because England was not at all a … Continue reading

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