The August issue of our parish paper features an article by Deacon Michael J. Connolly titled, “Pax Tecum.” As Deacon Connolly wrote, “So, as we consider August the month of peace, we may fairly ask what we mean with this commonly used and abused term peace.”

If you signed up to receive Contra Mundum by mail, you should receive your August issue soon. You can also read it here on our website as well as all of the back issues.

This issue also includes a sermon by Fr Bradford and articles and writings by noted contemporary and classic authors, as well as announcements of upcoming events and news and notes for our combined congregation and community:

  • “Pax Tecum,” an article by the Revd Deacon Michael J. Connolly
  • “On Salvation,” excerpt from the Declaration Dominus Iesus by Joseph Cardinal Ratzingerpublished by the CDF on August 6, 2000
  • “How Things Work in the Kingdom,” a sermon preached by Father Bradford in St Theresa of Ávila Church, August 17, 2011
  • “Trained to Detect a Person,” an article by the Revd Albert J. Byrne from the parish bulletin of The Cathedral of St Catherine of Siena, Allentown, PA
  • “Dwelling in the Loftiest Citadel of Virtue,” an excerpt from a sermon on the Blessed Virgin Mary by St Amadeus of Lausanne (1110-59)
  • “Recognizing Jesus” by St Basil (c.329-379), one of the Four Greek Doctors of the Church
  • “A Prayer” from St Stephen’s Church, Gloucester Rd London
  • “From a Bible Given to World War II Servicemen,” an inscription by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, President of the United States