«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.
This blog contains a good number of things, sometimes religious, sometimes not. Please remember me in your prayers.
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: October 2019
We tend to argue about matters of leisure (such as sex) because otherwise, we might have to discuss the injustice arising from our wealth. Continue reading
The Readings for the Feast of St Luke (C1) 2 Timothy 4:10-17B Luke 10:1-9 Penulam, quam reliqui Troade apud Carpum, veniens affer tecum, et libros, maxime autem membranas. When you come, bring the cloak I left with Carpus in Troas, … Continue reading
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. On … Continue reading
The Readings for Monday in the 28th Week, Tempus Per Annum (C1) Romans 1:1-7 Luke 11:29-32 Omnibus qui sunt Romae, dilectis Dei, vocatis sanctis.To all that are at Rome, the beloved of God, called to be saints. Romans is Paul’s most … Continue reading
St John Henry Cardinal Newman was a very accomplished hymn writer. Many of his hymns are here in the Hymnary. There’s also a long biography there. Praise to the Holiest in the height,and in the depth be praise:in all his … Continue reading
My intent is to point out that none of us really means “my truth is only relative”. We fail in the logic of “relative truth” because we don’t actually believe it. At best we usually mean, your truth is relative but mine is right. Continue reading
How something is bad is not always as important as why it is bad. Continue reading
This is not a rant about the novus ordo but the next few words may sound like it. One of the things that annoy me about the Pre V2-Post v2 argument is the claim that the new lectionary (for mass … Continue reading
Not a part of the Kerygma series, but, hey community is part of the Kerygma. Come live with me and be my… Continue reading