NEXT MEETING: Tues 28 May 7.30pm at JC Fogarty in Bronxville


A Local Society of
The American Chesterton Society

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Westchester County, New York

Next Meeting

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We will discuss Chapter IV of Chesterton's The Everlasting Man:  


Chapter IV: God and Comparative Religion

Chesterton links the chronological history talked about in the previous chapter and transitions into a more concrete history – the history of belief.  

 Man did not create God, but Man did create the lie that he could create himself.  The more we separate ourselves from God the less human we become.

G. K. Chesterton

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G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936) was one of the 20th century's greatest writers. A convert to the Catholic Church, Chesterton wrote over a hundred books during his lifetime and published over five thousand essays in newspapers and magazines. 

One of the most quoted writers in the English language, yet one of the least studied, G.K. Chesterton foresaw and wrote about the issues we struggle with today: social injustice, the culture of death, the decline of the arts, assaults on religion, and attacks on the family and on the dignity of the human person.

He is the prophet of our times in articulating objective truths under the umbrella of faith and reason.

Society Moderator

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Fr Seán Connolly is a priest of the Archdiocese of New York born and raised in Westchester County. Reading Chesterton in college changed his life and was one of the contributing factors in his decision to give himself totally to God as a priest. He founded the "WestChestertons" in 2018.

Here is a link to articles Fr Connolly has published in The Catholic World Report:

https://www.catholicworldreport.com/author/connolly-sean/

Contact Us

westchestertons@gmail.com

 Mary Ann Kronk  - Secretary


More....

Discover Chesterton through, Dale Ahlquist, founder of The American Chesterton Society:


G. K. Chesterton's The Everlasting Man

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=IBpZrfawy7c


G. K. Chesterton on the differences between Christianity and Buddism

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=iI7rWFSEWj0


The Bible according to G. K. Chesterton

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4veRqu6C67s


"God is Dead":  Neitzsche vs G. K. Chesterton

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1mtERIWYxk0


G. K. Chesterton's essay Why I am a Catholic

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=anBuPC6DpvE


G. K. Chesterton at Fr Connolly's

alma mater, Holy Cross

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4wUYTMcXBE


The American Chesterton Society

www.chesterton.org