Monthly Archives: May 2014

Solve calceamentum de pedibus tuis

Solve calceamentum de pedibus tuis: locus enim, in quo stas, terra sancta est. We all know about Moses and the Burning Bush (Exodus 3), and how God commanded him to take off his shoes since the place of divine revelation … Continue reading

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Very odd motivations

I have just found a new comment of Surviving Modernism. I disagree, somewhat. I’m an Orthodox monk currently being received into the Catholic Church. One of the major factors in my decision to swim the Adriatic to the West, was … Continue reading

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Modern Music

I use the same title as Modern Music, as most of what I would add has already been said in my various postings on music and church music. Only yesterday, I had a long discussion with an old friend about … Continue reading

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La Bête Noire

Sometimes, the subject of theological Modernism comes up, as in Surviving Modernism. I have often written about it on my blog. In the 1900’s, the Roman Curia became so paranoid about it that steps were taken to set up as … Continue reading

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Fine Articles

I have been going through a bout of “writer’s block” for the past week – that and work, and not forgetting making a wooden patio in the garden. I have kept an eye on the blogosphere, and found that some … Continue reading

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Etretat and Fecamp

For a long time, I have wanted to sail at Etretat, a coastal town some way to the west of Fécamp. What is most famous about this place is this (not my photo): It is a collection of parts of … Continue reading

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More Dreary Reformations

Someone wrote to me this morning with the link to Per aspera ad astra: On Hard-Identity Catholicism. This stuff might catch on. DIOCESE OF TRIFOUIILLE-LES-SAUSSISSES From the Bishop’s Office Dear Brothers and Sisters, I have decided that things are too … Continue reading

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