«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: August 2016
I’ve noticed in younger Orthodox Churches (I’m thinking of new missions, etc), both Eastern and Western Rites, a tendency to imitate the decorating styles of “the Old Country” – even when there is no Old Country. We imitate their art … Continue reading
Warning, Church Geek Rant ahead. At one time, the Sundays after Easter were counted (in the west) as X number of Sunday after certain feasts. “After Pentecost”, “After Apostles” (the feast of Peter and Paul on 29 June), “After Laurence” … Continue reading
A comment on the previous post: It’s only been since the 70’s that many Christians became involved in politics. This idea was also put forth in the classic discussion of post-9/11 America, The Power of Nightmares. That work offers the (I … Continue reading
Christ is the king of all mankind by natural right – because he is our Creator – and by acquired right – because he is our Redeemer. He is King (as Creator and Redeemer) even of those who refuse to … Continue reading
In December, 1925, Pope Pius the Eleventh made a new feast for the Roman Catholic Church: that of Christ the King. That this is a new feast is evident. No such thing existed prior to 1925. The back-story of the feast … Continue reading
A presidential election always brings out the worst in my internet: partisanship, not the least. There is also rancor, name-calling, anger, hatred, false witness, calling evil good, and murmuring. We can add in the rest of the list from Galatians … Continue reading
Out of the darkness of my life, so much frustrated, I put before you the one great thing to love on earth: the Blessed Sacrament. . . . There you will find romance, glory, honour, fidelity, and the true way … Continue reading