Monthly Archives: April 2009

The Traditional Latin Mass: Towards God

Leading towards God: a traditional Catholic recalls the first time she ever experienced the Latin Mass

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Mourning … and Snivelling

Mourning and Snivelling … What a profound difference between the two! It is here that I have often found New Age spirituality profoundly confused as to the nature of Christianity and Christian mourning. For so often, in the New Age sphere have I seen those who looked at Christian mourning and saw apparently little but […]

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His Heart, O So Tender, So Pierced

One Thursday night in the tiny French Pyreneen village of St Pierre de Soulan when I was praying the Holy Hour, I began to feel a tender quality in my heart. I heard the continuous cry of a young dog, outside in the snowy cold night. That cry seemed to go straight into the tenderness […]

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Ugly As Sin: Why They Changed Our Churches from Sacred Places to Meeting Spaces – Michael S. Rose (Review)

Ugly As Sin: Why They Changed Our Churches from Sacred Places to Meeting Spaces – Michael S. Rose offers a powerful and accessible account of how Catholic Churches are succumbing to ugliness.

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Cor Jesu, Láncea Perforátum

Welcome to my weblog and thank you for coming. There are many themes and aspects to the faith, I want to explore here, centred around the mysteries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Our Lady and Her Rosary, Holy Mass, Holy Mother Church and far more. First of all, I will present something I wrote […]

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A New Age Litany

An all-too-familiar New Age litany …

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A Very Personal and Haphazard Beginning …

Some day, maybe the story can be told. The whole crazy story … or apparently crazy. For now, suffice it to say that this web project is being started in personally very difficult circumstances. Circumstances where my wife Kim and I hardly have a real home, let alone a home with decent web access. Nonetheless […]

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The Portal of the Mystery of Hope – Charles Péguy (Review)

An unusual perspective on a genuine classic, Charles Peguy’s heartbreakingly beautiful The Portal of the Mystery of Hope

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In Broad Strokes: A Brief Catholic Response to Eckhart Tolle

Specifically concerning Eckhart Tolle, more generally about New Age spirituality and its grave misunderstanding of Christianity.

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