Sarah Burns

Sarah Burns
Tolkien

“Saint Tolkien”: Why This English Don Is on the Path to Sainthood

It is well-nigh impossible to be well-read these days without at least knowing the names of the English writers G. K. Chesterton and J. R. R. Tolkien. Tolkien has captured the imagination of the world through his great epic, The Lord of the Rings, and the at times densely theological, at times amusing writings of …

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beauty

5 Things Beauty and the Beast Teaches Us About Beauty and Evangelization

Beauty and the Beast is a timeless tale that many of us cherish from our childhood. As with all good fairy stories, there are layers of meaning and analogy that can be gleaned from it. But have you ever considered it under the lens of evangelization? When taken as a story of the conversion of …

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Jesus’ Restaurant Serves Chicken (of the Sea) for Lent

There has been a multiplication of the loaves and chicken fish in this past week at Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide. Lovers of the sometimes-called “Jesus’ Restaurant” will be delighted to hear that they need not deny the family friendly restaurant their patronage on Fridays during the Lenten season. At participating locations, you can order your tastefully tart …

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