Treasures New and Old
July 6, 2022
“And he said to them, ‘Therefore every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like a householder who brings out of his treasure what is new and what is old.’” Matthew 13:52
Christ the Teacher
May 30, 2022
As Nicodemus was soon to learn, “rabbi” or “teacher” did not sufficiently express all that Jesus was. But neither was it inaccurate.
The Good Soil
May 16, 2022
On a lovely late April morning in Centennial, Colorado, the Augustine Institute celebrated its fifteenth commencement exercises, at which forty new Masters graduates received their diplomas and were sent out to “live in the tension” by our commencement speaker, Fr. James Mason.
Jars of Clay
May 12, 2022
“We have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us” (2 Corinthians 4:7). With the memorable image of the clay pot – or “earthen vessel” – St. Paul conveys the high truth of the primacy of grace . . .
New Evangelization in Ireland
The New Evangelization in Ireland has begun, and the Augustine Institute is honored to be participating in the work. We asked our distance-education students in Ireland to share a few words with our readers, and we were delighted to receive four beautiful testimonies to their faith, hope, and charity.
Patience hath a perfect work
“Patience hath a perfect work.” The saying comes from St. James, from his epistle as found in the Douay-Rheims Bible (Jas 1:4). In the King James Version, it appears as a mild command with the virtue personified: “let patience have her perfect work.” The editors of the Revised Standard . . .
The More the Merrier
“The more the merrier!” Most often, I gleefully toss out the phrase as my wife and I plan a get together of one sort or another: brunch, afternoon coffee, dinner party. My mind fixes upon conversation to be had and the particular contribution each person will bring to it . . .