Eat, fast and have eternal life…?

This coming Thursday (Aug 9th) is the ‘Vigil of St Laurence’ and as such is traditionally a “fast day”, as are most vigils (of apostles, solemnities etc). Regrettably fasting has become something of a neglected practice by most Christians and sadly most contemporary Catholics the practice of whose faith is traditionally closely connected with this…

The historical Jesus…

One of the most common criticisms of the uneducated against the veracity of the Gospel is the charge that Christ did not even exist! The truth of the matter is, that there is plenty of evidence to the contrary and though we have the eyewitness testimonies of the Apostles and disciples and objective considerations of…