Monthly Archives: November 2015

The Portable Confessional

  My oldest son is preparing for his first confession. Consequently, I have written on this sacrament, and various things related to it, over the last few weeks. Most recently, I have written about the confessional booth. Consider this a … Continue reading

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Reblog: The view of God from a deer stand

Originally posted on Under the Mantle:
Thanksgiving day It may not occur to those who are unfamiliar with hunting that it can be a spiritual experience. To some who feel hunting is somehow immoral, the idea may be offensive. However…

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It’s Friday: Today He is Hung on a Cross

This Friday- a Byzantine Hymn (in English). Today He who hung the earth upon the waters is hung on the tree, The King of the angels is decked with a crown of thorns. He who wraps the heavens in clouds … Continue reading

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The Screen and St. Charles

Today is the feast of St. Charles Borromeo, and as such, I am writing on the topic of the confessional. The confessional booth and screen has been in use for about 500 years in the Western Church, and it is … Continue reading

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Requiem Aeternam Dona Eis Domine

It’s all souls day. Rest eternal grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen.

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