The Spirit of Christian Doctrine

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, February 10th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “The Spirit of Christian Doctrine” by Nicholas J. Healy Jr. from the Summer 2016 (Volume 43.2) issue of Communio.

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Vigil of the Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas

In honour of the upcoming Memorial Feast of Saint Thomas Aquinas, and to mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the Communio Circle of the Diocese of Hamilton and the Cantualis Chant Choir present an evening of hymns composed by St. Thomas for the Feast of Corpus Christi along with commentary by choir director David Hall on Friday, January 27th at 7:00pm at the Newman Centre Guelph, 325 Gordon Street, Guelph, with parking off of Dean Avenue. We will begin with Evening Prayer for the vigil of the feast in the Oratory and a social in the lounge with refreshments will follow.

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Péguy and the Communion of Saints

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, January 13th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Péguy and the Communion of Saints” by Albert Béguin from the Spring 2016 (Volume 43.1) issue of Communio. We will also read an excerpt from A Secular Age by Charles Taylor that provides some context for the writings of Péguy. A short biography of Péguy can be found here.

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Harari on Big Data and the Gap between Homo and Deus

In late August, just ahead of the publication of his book Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow,Yuval Noah Harari wrote an article-length précis of his ideas. One can find it here. Continue reading

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Thy Will Be Done on Earth as It Is in Heaven

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, December 9th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Thy Will Be Done on Earth as It Is in Heaven” by Roch Kereszty from the Spring 2016 (Volume 43.1) issue of Communio. The PDF can be downloaded here.

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A Reflection on the Canticle of Zechariah

The following is a reflection on the Canticle of Zechariah (Luke 2:68–79), which one says as part of Morning Prayer. The meditation proceeds line by line, and usually phrase by phrase. It is based on the Latin, which I wanted to memorize for the historical influence of the text, but the Latin is so bite-sized that anyone can follow along. A fairly literal translation accompanies each line. Continue reading

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Ecology on One’s Knees: Reading Laudato Si’

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, November 11th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Ecology on One’s Knees: Reading Laudato Si’” by Mary Taylor from the Winter 2015 (Volume 42.4) issue of Communio.

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Seeing with Christ in a Culture of Power

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, October 14th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Seeing with Christ in a Culture of Power” by Christine Myers as well as “Created by God” by Romano Guardini from the Winter 2015 (Volume 42.4) issue of Communio.

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English-Speaking Justice

On Saturday, September 17th we will be holding our annual summer book event at the St. Jerome’s University Boardroom from 9:00am to 1:00pm. We will be studying “English-Speaking Justice” by George Grant. The Introduction from the House of Anansi Press edition can be downloaded here.

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Habits of Presence and the Generosity of Creation: Ecology In Light of Integral Human Development

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, September 9th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Habits of Presence and the Generosity of Creation: Ecology In Light of Integral Human Development” by David L. Schindler from the Winter 2015 (Volume 42.4) issue of Communio. A PDF copy can be downloaded here.

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