Allegoria Amoris: A Christian Ethics

“…we can either view the images, forms and deferrals of meanings, the textuality of this world, as caught between two aporias — incarnation and death — or we can view the textuality of this world as a hiatus within the economy of love within the Trinity. The textuality of this world is a product of…

Love

Love bade me welcome: yet my soul drew back, Guiltie of dust and sinne. But quick-ey’d Love, observing me grow slack From my first entrance in, Drew nearer to me, sweetly questioning, If I lack’d any thing. A guest, I answer’d, worthy to be here: Love said, you shall be he. I the unkinde, ungratefull?…

Heaven.

O who will show me those delights on high? Echo. I. Thou Echo, thou art mortall, all men know. Echo. No. Wert thou not born among the trees and leaves? Echo. Leaves. And are there any leaves, that still abide? Echo. Bide. What leaves are they? impart the matter wholly. Echo. Holy. Are holy leaves…

On the Incarnation

Something of what it is to be fully human comes about by an identification with that which is divine; so there is something of what it is to be God that comes about by an identification with what is human. Let me develop this further, for it will deeply inform and challenge our understanding of…

Infinity of Desire – Graham Ward

Now, while I hold to the importance of the apophatic tradition in cutting through our projections and fetishes of God, nevertheless I would maintain that the infinity of our desire for the other is only possible on the basis of the infinity of the other’s desire for me, and that it is only on that…

Why a Society

The answer to “why a society” is threefold.  First, we, those who have founded this particular society, need it for the sake of our souls. We think others might need it as well.  Second, we believe the Church needs – as she has often needed in the past – societies whose purpose it is to…

The Rule of the Society

Members will Participate regularly and pursue excellence in corporate Worship wherever they may be called to participate or lead. Participate weekly in the Eucharistic sacrament as the source and strength of their life. Devote themselves daily to the reading of sacred scripture and prayer and celebrate worthily the liturgy of the hours whenever possible. Devote…

Notes of the Society

The Society intends to provide an intense alternative pressure to that which is being placed on us by our culture. Society Membership reminds adherents of their Christocentric and Creedal commitment to live their whole lives as Worship to God by providing mutual support, encouragement and accountability. Members will seek the richness of this life for…