Monthly Archives: October 2017

Continuity and Rupture

In the last two weeks of the Lectionary, Weeks 29 and 30 of year A, we’ve had this story (in two parts): The Pharisees went off and plotted how they might entrap Jesus in speech. They sent their disciples to … Continue reading

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Albion’s Blessed Curse

Henry chose to downfall on his lustin twain and millions rent the churchtwain for where but one claimwas now one and all elsemillions for without Petereach in his own barque now rows his way. Henry’s daughters war and slayeach the … Continue reading

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Five Very Joyful Mysteries.

PreludiumAFTER THE CONSECRATION of the Archdiocese to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, on Saturday and, following Father James’ sermon Sunday… Rosary Sunday… and a lot of Marian focus recent, here is my witness to the Rosary! I wanted to share … Continue reading

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Take Back Hallowe’en!

NB: I edit and repost this essay most every year, I know.  Archive has this going back to at least 2006, although it says there that I was reposting it again, so, at least 2005?  Anyway, it’s still good. October rolls … Continue reading

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I’m running for your heart.

Abba Lot came to Abba Joseph and said: Father, according as I am able, I keep my little rule, and my little fast, my prayer, meditation and contemplative silence; and, according as I am able, I strive to cleanse my … Continue reading

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