Monthly Archives: March 2016

Drugs

I have occasionally had occasion to write about addiction and reflect on points of view of those who are truly informed from medical and psychological points of view. Many things to which we can become addicted can be dangerous for … Continue reading

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Fraud or Illusion?

I have just written the third of a thread of comments concerning Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre (1905-1991) and the Roman Catholic traditionalist movement. I have seen some of Patrick’s articles in his own blog, and he obviously said his piece to … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

I sought a representation that would be original and striking. Here the wounds of the crucifixion of Christ are clearly seen. The glorified body of Christ is completely bloodless. He is shaking off the burial bandages and is in a … Continue reading

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Quomodo sedet sola Civitas.

How doth the city sit solitary… so goes the lamentation of Jeremiah the Prophet. In the Roman rite (and the Anglican Missal), the Blessed Sacrament is taken to the Altar of Repose on Maundy Thursday, and is consumed at the … Continue reading

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The Brain of God

What a provocative title! Surely God does not have a brain any more than he has hands or the other allegorical images we find in the Scripture! We are so used to the material / spiritual divide that we find … Continue reading

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Ritual Housework!

I have seen that a few people have looked at my old site on washing the altars Washing of the Altar on Maundy Thursday. This morning (yes I celebrated the Mass in Coena Domini this morning), I stripped and washed the … Continue reading

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Keeping the Flag Flying

As a small diversion as Spy Wednesday is gone and Maundy Thursday dawns, I found a nice little video on Facebook about the strange exhibits at the recent Royal Yacht Association boat show. The video is presented by Roger Barnes … Continue reading

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