September 2014

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Mathias Gruenwald. Head of a Crying Angel (c. 1520). Staatliche Museen, Berlin.

Christian mission is not to preach Christ, but to be Christians in life. —Fr. Alexander Schmemann The new evangelization is hardly different from the old. It resides, as it has from the first century, in the lived witness of individuals to a risen Lord—to the sacramental character of the world, of time itself, and of each other’s place in it. It inhabits right relations between persons. And it endures in confession of inexhaustible sorrow over failure in those relations. Mathias Gruenwald. Continue Reading