«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: November 2015
O Clavis David, et sceptrum domus Israel, qui aperis, et nemo claudit, claudis, et nemo aperuit: veni, et educ vinctum de domo carceris, sedentem in tenebris, et umbra mortis.O Key of David, and sceptre of the house of Israel, you … Continue reading
The Proclamation of the Kingdom is a special mystery because it involves not only Christ and it is not limited in time or space. Anywhere the preaching of Christ is embodied in the world the Kingdom is taking place. Of … Continue reading
O Radix Jesse, qui stas in signum populorum, super quem continebunt reges os suum, quem gentes deprecabuntur: veni ad liberandum nos, iam noli tardare.O Root of Jesse, that stands for an ensign of the people, before whom the kings keep … Continue reading
Adonai, et Dux domus Israel, qui Moysi in igne flammae rubi apparuisti, et ei in Sina legem dedisti: veni ad redimendum nos in brachio extento.Lord and Ruler the house of Israel, who appeared to Moses in the flame of the … Continue reading
My most sincere apologies for the lateness of this post – it should have happened on Sunday! This mystery is about the Wedding at Cana: given all the hoopla currently around marriage, I think is a mystery for us all … Continue reading
By way of introduction I have been posting meditations on the “Great O” Antiphons since I was Chrismated in 2002. There are seven in the Tridentine liturgy plus one more from the Sarum Rite. These 8 antiphons space out rather … Continue reading
In the East this event is commemorated on 6 January, which feast is called the Theophany, or manifestation of God. In the West the Baptism of Our Lord is commemorated on 13 January: the Octave Day of Epiphany, which feast … Continue reading
So there was this Sheik who, as a youth, had studied in America, in the south, in fact, where he learned to like fried chicken with all the fixings And as he was sitting at the Oasis, surrounded by the … Continue reading
To the standard 15 Decades of the Rosary, Pope John Paul II suggested another 5, the Mysteries of Light or the Luminous Mysteries. He did this in his letter, Rosarium Virginis Mariae on 16 October 2002. Whilst these have been accepted … Continue reading