“It is not enough then for the word to come down from heaven; it must also be born from the flesh. Hence it cannot be uttered all at once; it cannot dispense with the lapse of time required by the entire life of Jesus.”
Yahweh, the Trinity: The Old Testament Catechumenate (Part 1)Giorgio Buccellati
Alexander Schmemann on the Divine Liturgy as an Epiphany of the Kingdom: A Liturgical AprioriRobert Slesinski
The Kingdom of God and the ChurchMichael Figura
The Eclipse of the Sense of God and of ManLivio Melina
Why We Need
The editors of Communio are pleased to announce the inauguration of a new series entitled Why We Need . . . The three dots stand for the names of philosophers, poets, scientists, painters, musicians, theologians, and others whom we think Catholics today ought to—need to—know or know better. . .
“If the poet thus stands ‘before the Cross,’ as the title of one of his books has it, the mystery upon which he meditates is not just one possibility of many, but is in fact the sole mystery that allows him to celebrate the universe in its totality, which means the mystery that allows him truly to be a poet, as Claudel understands the vocation.”