«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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Non enim aetati nostrae dignum est, inquit, fingere : ut multi adolescentium, arbitrantes Eleazarum nonaginta annorum transisse ad vitam alienigenarum.At our age it would be unbecoming to make such a pretense; many young people would think the ninety-year-old Eleazar had … Continue reading
The Readings for the 32nd Thursday, Tempus per Annum (C1) Wisdom 7:22-8:1 Luke 17:20-25 Est enim in illa spiritus intelligentiae, sanctus, unicus, multiplex, subtilis, disertus, mobilis, incoinquinatus, certus, suavis, amans bonum, acutus, quem nihil vetat, benefaciens, humanus, benignus, stabilis, certus, … Continue reading
O God, you have been pleased to enrich the Order of Preachers with a countless offspring of saints, and have gloriously crowned in them the heroic merits of every virtue; grant us so to tread in their steps, that as … Continue reading
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
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 , 945-947) Do not be afraid. Open wide the doors … 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
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
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