Awesome Glory–A Good Read before Holy Week

Review by Jerry Pare’, JBL Board Member…. In Awesome Glory Abbot Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B. of Mt. Angel Abbey in Oregon has given us a gem for gleaning insights into the theology and liturgy of the Triduum and Eastertide.  Dom Driscoll has written popular books such as What Happens at Mass and scholarly works such as Theology at the Eucharistic Table.  … Read More

Eastertime Lessons & the Christian Life

By Michael Marchal, JBL Board Member A primary link with the ancient world in our catechumenal practice occurs in Cycle A when the three Johannine stories of the Woman at the Well, the Man Born Blind, and the Raising of Lazarus are proclaimed on the middle Sundays in Lent. These stories have been the core of the period of intense … Read More

Ottawa Training includes Poignant Moment

By Greg Smith, JBL:NAAC Board Member A JBL Training was held in Ottawa, Canada from October 25-28 using facilities at St. Paul’s University in Ottawa.  The Training was jointly sponsored by the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa, the Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada and St. Paul’s University.  St. Matthew’s Anglican Church in Ottawa generously hosted the event … Read More