Category: True Restoration Blog

Episcopal Etiquette

During my visit to three different countries with the bishop on his most recent trip, I made a couple observations which I had seen on other occasions in other countries which I felt would be...

Canterbury and Contradiction

Bishop Sanborn and I looked above the southwest doors to the ancient cathedral.  On the left we saw Sts. Anselm and Augustine of Canterbury.  And to their right?  Thomas Cranmer.  I was astonished, but...

Learning from Worldlings

I read a fair number of books that focus on themes around the maxim “know (and improve) thyself.”  What still surprises me is that despite the fact that many of them don’t take immortality or...

Ember Days are here again

I hesitated for a moment while the chocolate taste spread across my mouth. My taste buds asked an unusual question of the European chocolate I was enjoying: does this seem too sweet? American chocolate,...

Book Review: Prayer: The Key to Salvation

“Prayer: The Key to Salvation” by Father Michael Mueller, C.Ss.R. Imprimatur: 1867 What a paradigm-shifter! Even for someone as myself, a cradle-Catholic, raised in what would be deemed a pious, traditional-Catholic family, with prayer...