The Jealousy of God

Seeking to put to rest certain heretical claims concerning the law of Moses, St. Paul draws a sharp distinction between that law and the promise of the Gospel. The ordinances of the old covenant were given “by angels in the hand of a mediator. Now a mediator is not of one: but God is one”Continue reading “The Jealousy of God”

The Grandeur of Unity

Men put the grandeur of the idea of unity in the means; God, in the end; the result is that this idea of grandeur leads us to a thousand petty things. To force all men to march with the same step, toward the same purpose, that is a human idea. To introduce an infinite varietyContinue reading “The Grandeur of Unity”

Unity in Truth

And they healed the breach of the daughter of my people disgracefully, saying: Peace, peace: and there was no peace. Jeremias 6:14 Christ warns us that not everyone who calls him Lord means what he says (Mt. 7:21). Likewise, it is easy to discount calls for unity when issued by men who betray their ownContinue reading “Unity in Truth”

Simple Souls, Unite!

All simple souls mutually approve and esteem each other, saying: let us go each by her own path to the common goal, united in that point, and by the selfsame identical means, of the Order of God so variously expressed in us all. This is the spirit in which we should read lives of saintsContinue reading “Simple Souls, Unite!”