Monthly Archives: December 2009

Remember Christ Our Saviour … in a Dictatorship of Secularism

In a world of the dictatorship of secularism, let us dare to remember Christ Our Saviour …

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A (Catholic) Cry from the Heart …

  May I be permitted, may I permit myself, I wonder, a lamentation here, a cry, even a scream from the heart? Cry out, as I continue in the personal and autobiographical mode of my last entry – in which entry I also invoked the words of a deceased, anonymous author writing in French, just […]

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Who I am – Some Notes from a Traditional Catholic with an Unusual Background …

    There are many blogs where the blogger reveals a great deal of his or her personal life and day-to-day affairs. And such, I am sure, is appropriate for many forums. I have wanted to do something a bit different here: to try to address more universal themes, and use the personal mainly for […]

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A Secular Age – Charles Taylor’s Acceptable Loss?

Looking at A Secular Age. Too, too much loss would seem acceptable to the brilliant Charles Taylor …

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Unfinished Personal/Global Musings IV (Valentin Tomberg on False Hierarchy)

I no longer recall my exact words of course. But the essence of the conversation remains engraved on my mind. It was a warm, sunny Spring day in France. People in shirt sleeves were frolicking in the shine. But it was too warm, too pleasant. It was too early in the Spring. My beloved turned […]

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The Traditional Latin Mass: From Ordinary to Extraordinary …

Why the traditional Latin Mass is extraordinary …

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