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– Robert Hugh Benson
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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: March 2017
I first heard of the Jesus Psalter reading Monsignor Robert Hugh Benson’s wonderful Come Rack, Come Rope, a love story set in the time of the Elizabethan Pogroms. It was also my first introduction to how those Pogroms were conducted – … Continue reading
At RCIA we discussed sex and sexuality. What an interesting thing, in the context of (Adult and Teen) confirmation class, to have an entire session devoted to sex. I say interesting because I think in 12 years I’ve heard the … Continue reading
I’m given to understand that “back in the day” there were no “Vigil Masses” on Saturday Night and that proper piety in the West (as in the East) involved attending Saturday Vespers where one might also make confession. I’ve no … Continue reading
Today’s readings: Jeremiah 7:23-28 Luke 11:14-23 Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters.Qui non est mecum, contra me est: et qui non colligit mecum, dispergit.Luke 11:23 This verse is often contrasted … Continue reading
From CatholicLink Today Readings: Daniel 3:25, 34-43 Matthew 18:21-35 Jesus answered, “I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times.Dicit illi Jesus: Non dico tibi usque septies: sed usque septuagies septies.Matthew 18:22 Forgiveness is one of the seven Spiritual … Continue reading
Today’s Readings: 2 Samuel 7:4-5A, 12-14A, 16 Romans 4:13, 16-18, 22 Matthew 1:16, 18-21, 24A Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary your wife into your home. Joseph, fili David, noli timere accipere Mariam conjugem tuam.Matthew 1:20 … Continue reading
Today’s readings: Exodus 17:3-7 Romans 5:1-2, 5-8 John 4:5-42 Jesus said to her, “I am he, the one speaking with you.”Dicit ei Jesus: Ego sum, qui loquor te.John 4:26 You’ll be happy to know this never happened. Well, something like … Continue reading
In Robert Hugh Benson’s Lord of the World, which will I most heartily recommend without reservation to all who come into these presents, the protagonist, Fr Percy, suggests to the Pope a new religious order: A new Order, Holiness—no habit or … Continue reading
The Holy Family Window, St Joseph, a young Jesus, and the BVM. Today’s readings: Isaiah 1:10, 16-20 Matthew 23:1-12 The greatest among you must be your servant. Whoever exalts himself will be humbled; but whoever humbles himself will be exalted.Matthew … Continue reading