First, be sure to read Fr. Brian Barry’s post on reviving the ancient practice of Rogation (walking around an entire parish community praying for protection and God’s blessings).
Sister Mary Martha (tag-line: Life is Tough. Nuns are Tougher) provides a slap-upside-the-head response to an atheist reader’s question about marriage to her Catholic boyfriend. Fun read.
Russell E. Saltzman writes about the fissures affecting the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), which resulted (he argues) from an emphasis on corporatism over and above right doctrine.
Anglo-Catholics in Britain are now
Anglo-Catholics after taking advantage of the Pope’s offer to incorporate Anglicans into the Roman Catholic church. Many are perturbed by this development, but sometimes it’s just better to admit who you are and proceed from there. If you look like a duck, quack like a duck, then just be the duck!
Robert Lipsyte, over at Slate, discusses the religious aspects of the Entertainment Sports Programming Network (ESPN), going so far as to call it a new religion.