«The only thing secular is sin.»
– Robert Hugh Benson
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Doxos is the blog of a Roman Catholic Christian working out his salvation in San Francisco, The California Republic.
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Seduxisti me Domine et seductus sum.
I who have written this story, or rather this fable, give no credence to the various incidents related in it. For some things in it are the deceptions of demons, other poetic figments; some are probable, others improbable; while still others are intended for the delectation of foolish men.
(Closing lines of the Táin Bó Cúalnge)
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Monthly Archives: October 2015
The Mystery of Pentecost, the Out-Pouring of the Holy Ghost on the Apostles and all of Creation, is the beginning of the fruits of Christ’s actions among us. The Holy Ghost makes all of us divine if we will but … Continue reading
Our Lord’s Ascension is the first evidence that the “key has changed” as I noted in the last mystery: the Eastern liturgical texts speak of how amazed the Angels are at seeing one of our race of men entering into the … Continue reading
Tomorrow, 25 October, is the Sunday of Christ the King in the Pre-Vatican II Ordo – the “Extraordinary Form” – for the Roman Church and also in the Antiochian Western Rite Vicariate, which last also uses the older calendar as … Continue reading
As the Funeral Mass says, “For thy faithful people, O Lord, life is not ended, but changed.” This Mystery changes the key signature of the entire work. What went before – both joy and sorrow – now has meaning. What … Continue reading
The Glorious Mysteries are the key to the entire Rosary: The Resurrection of Our Lord The Ascension of our Lord The Coming of the Holy Ghost at Pentecost The Assumption of Our Lady The Coronation of Our Lady The rest … Continue reading
The Fifth Sorrowful Mystery is perhaps one of the most visual images of our faith. Everyone seems to know what a cross is, and most people have seen an artistic rendering of Crucifixion. The image below is form Giotto’s Life … Continue reading
Christ carries the Cross. It is at this point that his path has grown into full parallel with ours for we are each called “to take up your cross and follow” Christ. What is your cross? You want to, I’m … Continue reading
The Crown of Thorns was of great interest to the Faithful of the Late Middle Ages. This instrument of torture and mocking was as important as the scourging (perhaps in that it added to the number of drops of blood) … Continue reading