St Paul’s Culture
Welcome to St Paul’s
What does “Episcopalian, Anglican, Catholic, Christian” mean?
Ten Reasons to Come to St Paul’s Parish, Riverside
A Pre-Constantinian Church for a Post-Christian Age
Is St Paul’s liberal or conservative?
Tension, controversy, and divisiveness in “the larger church”
What is St Paul’s relationship with “the larger church”?
Who makes liturgical decisions?
Homily: “Wheat and Tares”
Guidelines for Effective Communication
Reflection on Catholic parish culture
On the balance of thinking and feeling at St Paul’s
St Paul’s Parish and Catholic Culture
The Real Differences
The Bishop’s Expectations
On Politics, Prayer Book, and Blessed Mary
The 2015 Parish Canvass: Questions and Answers
Charles Blair on what St Paul’s means to him
Why does St Paul’s do __?
Henry VIII and the Anglican Church
Anglicanism: Catholic or Protestant?
Blessed Virgin Mary
The Anglican-Roman Catholic Agreed Statement on the Blessed Virgin Mary
What does “Blessed Mary Ever-Virgin” mean?
Church: Catholic Doctrine
Catholic Doctrine of the Church
The Roman Catholic Church has issued documents about the “one true Church.” What is Anglicanism’s position on this?
Church: Canons and Customs
Requirements Prescribed by Canon Law for Membership in the Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Chicago
Why are we so rigid about every-week attendance?
The Papacy and Other Catholic Traditions
Anglicanism and the Bishop of Rome (the Pope)
The Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic Agreement
Anglican Theological and Spiritual Traditions
What Does “Regula” Mean?
Anglicanism and St Benedict
What does “Catholic Anglicanism” mean?
What is the Office?
Historic Traditions and Ecclesial Typology
Parish Family and Parish Community
Homily: “God’s Grace”
Christian Faith and Life
Sacrifice and Blessing
Commonly Misunderstood Christian Terms
The theology of Dr Joseph Ratzinger, aka Pope Benedict XVI
What is Lectio Divina?
What is the Rosary?
What are relics, and where did St Paul’s collection come from?
What is the place of the Thirty-Nine Articles in Anglicanism now?
What makes a Sacrament valid?
What does “ontological change” mean?
Sacraments: Holy Orders
Holy Orders and Anglican Church Offices
Bishops and the Apostolic Succession
What is Apostolic Succession?
On women priests and bishops in The Episcopal Church
Anglicanism and Transubstantiation
Anglican-Roman Catholic Agreed Statement on the Eucharist
What does anamnesis mean?
Homily: “The Body of Christ”
Homily: “This is the Lamb of God”
Why Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament at Corpus Christi?
Baptism and Confirmation
The ages for the Sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation
What is the Sacrament of Reconciliation?
Liturgies of the Sacrament of Reconciliation
The Sacrament of Holy Matrimony
The Triune God
The Holy Trinity
First Four General Councils and the Development of the Dogma of the Incarnation
The Meaning of Crucifixion
Homily: “With Angels and Archangels”
What is Christian salvation?
Where in the Bible is the doctrine of the “Church Expectant” (Paradise, Intermediate State)?
Liturgy: Liturgical Theology
St Benedict and Anglican Worship
Liturgy at St Paul’s
Why gather on Sundays and major Holy Days?
What is a homily for?
What makes up a Eucharistic Prayer given all the differences?
What is a “tester” and why do we have one at St Paul’s?
What do we mean by “sacred space”?
Liturgy: Practices and Customs
Western Rite Liturgical Customs
Differences between Rite I and Rite II Eucharists
Why do we use incense during every sung Mass?
Funerals and the Episcopal Church
Why use The Anglican Service Book for Rite I?
Why no choir and clergy procession and recession?
What is the place of the Bible in Anglicanism?
Homily: “…where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I in the midst of them”
St Paul’s Parish Rule of Life
Moving from being consumers of resources to Stewards of God’s Gifts
Sexuality and the Episcopal Church