Tag Archives: Mystery of Evil

Post-Truth

What is truth? – asked Pontius Pilate. From when I was a small boy, I vividly remember my father coming into my bedroom asking me whether I had been reading after lights-out time. I lied and said “no”. My father … Continue reading

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The Stripping of the Altars

As the liturgy of Maundy Thursday instructed me to strip and wash the altars of my chapel, the thought came into mind of the title of a famous book by the historian Dr Eamon Duffy. His subject was the English … Continue reading

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A Reflection for Holy Week

Doing my rounds this morning, I came across this article The Virtue of Despair. I immediately identified with the reflection of the nihilist philosopher Nietzsche: Out of such abysses, from such severe sickness one returns newborn, having shed one’s skin, … Continue reading

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Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?

Here is a very poignant article by Fr Ray Blake in England – My God, my God why have you forsaken me? When I was in Rome (1985-86) at the Nepomucene College, there was a priest who had been tortured … Continue reading

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Sturm und Drang

Only a day or so ago, I mentioned the dark prophecies of Our Lady of Fatima, La Salette and other places, and now I find Here at the End of All Things. The article is headed with an image that … Continue reading

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The Lord of the World

Using the title of that famous book by Robert Hugh Benson, I give the link to Globalism Is “Demonic,” Theologians Say. I find it difficult to give an independent opinion on the threat of globalism, except that it makes me … Continue reading

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Bloody Hell!

I have greatly appreciated the new posting of my brother in the priesthood Fr Jonathan Munn who has written The Eternity of the Other Place. I had a short discussion with him on Facebook, which inspired his article. We seemed … Continue reading

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