Carl Sommer

About Carl Sommer

Carl Sommer holds an MA in historical theology from Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, Missouri. He has one published book, We Look for a Kingdom: The Everyday Lives of the Early Christians. He has ten years' experience as a religious educator in St. Louis, where he lives with his wife and two daughters.

“Put on the Garments of Christ”: Cyril of Jerusalem and the Origins of Lent

If Cyril of Jerusalem were among us today, he might merely challenge us to take our Lenten devotions a little deeper. In the Spring of 347, Cyril of Jerusalem delivered a series of teachings to the catechumens of Jerusalem.  In the … [Read more...]