«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 2017
Today’s Readings: I Thessalonians 3:7-13 Matthew 24:42-51 Vigilate ergo, quia nescitis qua hora Dominus vester venturus sit. Stay awake! For you do not know on which day your Lord will come. Matthew 24:42 I have my phone, essentially, turned off … Continue reading
From: Meditations and Devotions By Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman Section 3:2 God was all-complete, all-blessed in Himself; but it was His will to create a world for His glory. He is Almighty, and might have done all things Himself, but … Continue reading
via GIPHYToday’s Readings: 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 Mark 6:17-29 Ita loquimur non quasi hominibus placentes, sed Deo, qui probat corda nostra.Even so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God, who proveth our hearts.1 Thessalonians 2:4b In thinking about this passage … Continue reading
Today’s readings: Isaiah 22:19-23 Romans 11:33-36 Matthew 16:13-20 I will thrust you from your office and pull you down from your station. On that day I will summon my servant Eliakim, son of Hilkiah; I will clothe him with your … Continue reading
Today’s readings: Ruth 2:1-3, 8-11; 4:13-17 Matthew 23:1-12 Dicunt enim, et non faciunt For they preach but they do not practice. Matthew 23:3b Oh this is so rich. The Greek word play is between “using words” (logos) and “making” (poetas). … Continue reading
Today’s Readings: Ruth 1:1, 3-6, 14B-16, 22 Matthew 22:34-40 Quocumque enim perrexeris, pergam, et ubi morata fueris, et ego pariter morabor. Populus tuus populus meus, et Deus tuus Deus meus. For wherever you go, I will go, wherever you lodge … Continue reading
Today’s Readings: Revelation 21:9b-14 John 1:45-51 “We have found the one about whom Moses wrote in the law, and also the prophets, Jesus son of Joseph, from Nazareth.” John 1:45b I wrote the text about the Blessed Virgin earlier this … Continue reading
Today’s Readings: Judge 9:6-15 Matthew 20:1-16 An oculus tuus nequam est, quia ego bonus sum? Is your eye evil, because I am good? Matthew 20:15b We live in very interesting times, do we not? I say that in the style … Continue reading
Today’s readings: Judges 6:11-24A Matthew 19:23-30 And Gedeon seeing that it was the angel of the Lord, said: Alas, my Lord God: for I have seen the angel of the Lord face to face. And the Lord said to him: … Continue reading