The Doohan Discourse

But Mummy!!!

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The last week of Christ had rushed into the life of the young mother, too busy minding her three and five year olds to even think about Christmas shopping. But the mandatory ritual had to be faced, and she had no option but to brave the energy-sapping heat and the maddening crowds, and inevitably with […]

Misleading Worship

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The word¬†worship can…mislead us. The word can sound as if the praise we give to God is the heart of the matter, as if we call this event a¬†service because we are giving service to God. The service, rather, is first of all a service God renders to any and all who come. Everything is […]

In Search of Healthy Christian Worship

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Healthy Christian worship must always share [a passion for the gospel and for the “outsider”]. But communal actions are not just neutral, capable of bearing any idea. If a Christian worship is, say, much like television entertainment in its format and style, one must seriously question whether any idea of God’s grace, which might indeed […]

Review: Sacraments: Revelation of the Humanity of God: Engaging the Fundamental Theology of Louis-Marie Chauvet

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Sacraments: Revelation of the Humanity of God: Engaging the Fundamental Theology of Louis-Marie Chauvet by Philippe Bordeyne My rating: 3 of 5 stars Those who have read anything by Louis-Marie Chauvet know just how insightful and influential his thinking has been in the area of liturgical and sacramental theology – and other fields of the […]