by Jaymie Stuart Wolfe
Lately, it seems that God has been speaking English. Between the immanent beatification of John Henry Cardinal Newman, the Vatican’s initiative to welcome Anglicans home to the Catholic Church, and the coming revisions of the liturgy in English, the Holy Spirit is quite visibly at work. To me, there is no question that God is--and has been--looking in the direction of the English speaking world.
But just what does the Almighty see? Certainly, God knows just how far we in Great Britain, North America, Australia, and New Zealand have wandered from Him. He sees the decadence of our cultures, the decline of our family life, the depravity of our souls. But I do not think that is what our Lord sees first, for God looks at us with love.
My childhood was spent in the Episcopal Church. Even now, as a Catholic, I draw on the richness of Christian tradition I experienced there...
Read the rest in The Boston Pilot.
Hat tip to Mary Ann Mueller
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