Flooding in Texas

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/09/02/us/harvey-beaumont-flooding.html?action=click&contentCollection=Obituaries&module=Trending&version=Full&region=Marginalia&pgtype=article

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Non-PC Statues under wraps

Non-PC Statues under wraps

From the Federalist, the statues of the Civil War commanders are now under wraps.  Read the article here.  Charlottesville has a tendency to put up bad modern art, and these look like new entries— entitled “Moral Cowardice.” This completes the kind of magical thinking behind the Confederate statues campaign: if we cover the idols of the old … Continue reading Non-PC Statues under wraps

Why make a study of the bible?

From Dr Briggs’ General Introduction to the Study of Holy Scripture, published by Scribner's 1899.  You can read it on Google or archive.org where they let you download it.  Google has stopped a lot of that, but that's a sick company anyways. 1. Biblical Study is the most important of all studies, for it is … Continue reading Why make a study of the bible?

Monday for the Holy Ghost, day after Pentecost

Monday for the Holy Ghost, day after Pentecost

As it is the custom of the Church, on the day after every great Feast, we honour those through whom it came to pass, examples are: our Lady on the day after the Lord's Nativity, Joachim and Anna after our Lady's Nativity, the holy Baptist the day after Theophany, and so forth So it no … Continue reading Monday for the Holy Ghost, day after Pentecost

Pentecost Sunday June 4th, 2017

Reading After the Saviour's Ascension into the Heavens, the eleven Apostles and the rest of His disciples, the God-loving women who followed after Him from the beginning, His Mother, the Holiest Virgin Mary, and His brethren-all together about 120 souls returned from the Mount of Olives to Jerusalem. Entering into the house where they gathered, … Continue reading Pentecost Sunday June 4th, 2017