«The only thing secular is sin.»
– 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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Category Archives: christmas
+JMJ+ There are three masses on Christmas. In fact this has been the case in the West since at least the 7th Century when Pope Gregory mentions it (see below). Each Mass has its own readings and its own prayers. … Continue reading
IT BEGINS when, prompted by the Wurtsboro Village council and “borrowing” a truck from his employer, the electric company, my grandfather puts up the village lights. Driving slowly through town in a cherry picker, Grandpa puts up the aged white … Continue reading
✙ JMJ The Readings for the Baptism of Our Lord: Isaiah 55:1-11 Mark 1:7-11 Omnes sitientes, venite ad aquas, et qui non habetis argentum, properate, emite, et comedite: venite, emite absque argento et absque ulla commutatione vinum et lac. Quare … Continue reading
✙ JMJ The Readings for the Solemnity of the Epiphany of Our Lord: Isaiah 60:1-6 Ephesians 3:2-3A, 5-6 Matthew 2:1-12 Prout potestis legentes intelligere prudentiam meam in mysterio Christi: Gentes esse cohæredes, et concorporales, et comparticipes promissionis ejus in Christo … Continue reading
✙ JMJ The Readings for the 8th Day before the Ides of January: I John 5:5-13 Mark 1:7-11 Si testimonium hominum accipimus, testimonium Dei majus estIf we receive the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater.St John is … Continue reading
✙ JMJ The Readings for the Day before the Nones of January,Memorial of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton: 1 John 3:7-10 John 1:35-42 Filioli, nemo vos seducat. Qui facit justitiam, justus est, sicut et ille justus est. Little children, let no … Continue reading
✙ JMJ The Readings for the 3rd Day before the Nones of January: I John 2:29–3:6 John 1:29-34 Et omnis qui habet hanc spem in eo, sanctificat se, sicut et ille sanctus est. And every one that hath this hope … Continue reading
Source ✙ JMJ The Readings for the 4th Day before the Nones of January: 1 John 2:22-28 John 1:19-28 Hæc scripsi vobis de his, qui seducant vos. I write you these things about those who would deceive you. John, writing … Continue reading
If you live near a Kroger’s or a King Sooper (that’s in Colorado) then you know what is this thing called Cranberry Celebration. My parents love it so much that they will do a day trip up to that College … Continue reading