Author Archives: bgpery

Candlemas Day

Today is Candlemas day, the commemoration of the presentation of Jesus and purification of Mary in the temple. Candles are solemnly blessed on this feast. I came across this poem. If Candlemas be fair and bright, Winter has another flight. … Continue reading

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Brigid’s Day

St. Brigid of Kildare, Pray for us.

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Buying Forgiveness

This begins the Protestant Mythology series. Myth #1- “During the Middle Aged the Catholic Church purported to sell forgiveness for sins (indulgences).” 2017 is the 500 year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. This post begins my 2017 series debunking the … Continue reading

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Year of Our Lord 2017

Well, it looks like we have an exciting year ahead of us. Socio-Political tensions here in the US are torqued to near a breaking point. Pope Francis has refused to clarify the dubia submitted to him, on the now famous … Continue reading

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Epiphany – Theophany

Today is the eve of Epiphany (Theophany in the East). This brings the Christmas season to a close.

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Christ is Born

Alleluia! I have not posted in some time and have been contemplating the purpose of this blog. The future is still not clear to me. Part of my reasons for not writing have to do with a personal struggle around certain aspects … Continue reading

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Nativity Fast and Why am I doing this?

The Eastern Churches began their pre-nativity fast yesterday, western Advent starts on the 27th. I will be observing a penitential season. It’s been awhile since I’ve written here. I have been considering the purpose of this blog and whether it should … Continue reading

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