Who was Anselm of Canterbury?
On this day in the year 1093, Anselm was consecrated as the archbishop of Canterbury.
For Those Who Wait: Abraham
Many of us have experienced what it feels like to wait and to remain patient this year. This Advent, we are reminded of how the saints before us experienced similar feelings of uncertainty, need, and hopeful expectation as they awaited - both faithfully and unfaithfully - for God to fulfill his promises.
To a world enslaved to time (because it has no future), the Church's disregard for clocks and calendars is ridiculous.
A Message for Giving Tuesday
We at 1517 are utterly committed to keeping the main thing, the main thing.
To Us a Child is Born: Wonderful Counselor
This advent we will take a closer look at the four names given to Christ by the prophet Isaiah in Isaiah Chapter 9. For Christ is not only Immanuel, or God with us, but he is also Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace. His rule is not what the Israelites of Isaiah's day, the Jews throughout…