Saturday “Text & Talk” Sessions Begin April 13

In Remembrance of Dr. James Patrick: His Insights, Thought, and Teaching

NOTE FROM THE CHAIRMAN Friends and Patrons of the Lewis Tolkien Society:  As Dr. Patrick would say, we’re still in the business of saving Western Civilization. In that unflagging, irrepressible spirit, I’m writing to affirm that every program you’ve loved—every program Dr. P cared about, stood for, and set in place, continues. Specifically that means:
  • Text & Talk on Saturdays
  • The Lewis Tolkien Society dinner in November
  • Rofters (Readers of First Things)
  • Annual honorary lectures, such as the Thomas More, Thomas Howard, and John Henry Newman lectures.
Dr. Patrick’s presence is keenly felt in programs featuring a lineup of scholars and speakers who knew and admired him. Join us to meet the people, share the ideas, and continue ...
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The Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

Thoughts on the Gospel Inclusive, More or Less Strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many I tell you will attempt to enter, but will not be strong enough.  Luke 13:24 The word ‘inclusive’ has lately found a ...
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August 15th, 2016 – AUDIO – Monday Night Theology Class

Class 1 of Voices from the First Christian Century. For more information about how to attend, please visit our Class Schedule ...
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The Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Watch: He Will Come in Glory Gird your loins and light your lamps and be like servants who await their master’s return from a wedding, ready to open immediately when He comes and knocks. Blessed are those servants whom the ...
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/ Dr. Patrick, Thoughts on Gospel

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Above Seek what is above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Think of what is above, not of what is upon the earth.
Colossians 3:1–2 By the use of the word above, literally the things above, ...
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Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Seeking God's Goodness If you then, being wicked, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Heavenly Father give His Holy Spirit to those who ask. Luke 11:13 We know God because He has ...
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Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Beyond the Ordinary Mary was sitting at the Lord’s feet hearing his word.
Martha was busy with serving.
Mary has chosen the best part.
Luke 10:39, 40, 42 The short verses of Luke 10:38–42 are among the best-known in Sacred ...
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The Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

I saw Satan like lightning falling from heaven. Luke 10:18 What happens in the cosmos in time is a mirror and a consequence of what is known timelessly in heaven, where God’s knowledge comprehends all times and all ages, what ...
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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Looking Forward No one who sets his hand to the plow and looks to what was left behind is worthy of the Kingdom of God. Luke 9:62 The Lord’s instructions to those who would follow him seem brutal. To one ...
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