Author Archives: HuwRichardson

The Danse Macabre (2019)

All hallows eve enchanted darkA stroll I took in chillTo see the children on their larkAnd thus a pipe to kill The sunset orange watching passAnd night on coming strongWhen deep from Mission hill and grassI heard a haunted song … Continue reading

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SNAFU

Our greatest boons become our greatest banes. The more we prop up, the more falls down. Yet we continue, refusing to listen. Continue reading

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Fake News & Latin Rite Baptists

The Readings for the Feast of Sts Simon and Jude, Apostles Ephesians 2:19-22 Luke 6:12-16 Estis cives sanctorum, et domestici Dei, superaedificati super fundamentum apostolorum, et prophetarum, ipso summo angulari lapide Christo Jesu : Liberavit me Dominus ab omni opere … Continue reading

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This Line Runs Through the Human Heart

I know the Pharisee is the Bad Guy: but how we end up praying like him is important. Continue reading

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Theodicy

The readings for the 29th Saturday, Tempus per Annum (C1) Romans 8:1-11 Luke 13:1-9 Putatis quod hi Galilaei prae omnibus Galilaeis peccatores fuerint, quia talia passi sunt? Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way they were … Continue reading

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When Empires Collapse

Readings for the 29th Wednesday, Tempus per Annum (C1) Romans 6:12-18 Luke 12:39-48 Non ergo regnet peccatum in vestro mortali corpore ut obediatis concupiscentiis ejus. Sed neque exhibeatis membra vestra arma iniquitatis peccato. Sin must not reign over your mortal … Continue reading

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Do You Even Colitas, Bro?

This is way better than Eagle’s Wings… Continue reading

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Be Not Afraid

The Office of Readings for the feast of Pope St John Paul. From the Homily of Saint John Paul II, Pope, for the Inauguration of his Pontificate (22 October 1978: AAS 70 [1978], 945-947) Do not be afraid. Open wide the doors … Continue reading

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Mercy and Justice have Kissed

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

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Stuff and Things. Mostly things. Some Stuff.

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

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