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The Patchwork

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Tradition: The Firewall Against Change.

The following is an excellent essay on how the regular observance of Christmas, as one important means, provides a protective island from the rising tide of change that will completely submerge tradition if not for the observance thereof. Belloc on … Continue reading

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Why Advent?

Advent is a season observed in many Western Christian churches. It is the beginning of the liturgical year in the Catholic Church, as well. It is a time of both anticipation and preparation for the celebration of the Birth of … Continue reading

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What Dreams May Come

Hamlet: “To die, to sleep–No more–and by a sleep to say we end the heartache, and the thousand natural shocks that flesh is heir to. ‘Tis a consummation devoutly to be wished. To die, to sleep–To sleep–perchance to dream: ay, … Continue reading

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Relentless Pursuer of the Restless Heart

“for where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” – Matthew 6:21 Why is our conversation so conflict laden? Why do we accuse one another rather than listen with a rational open  mind? All compromise and reason is … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with the World?

When a Newspaper once asked the question: “What’s wrong with the world?” G.K. Chesterton, the great Catholic thinker replied: “I am.” We too are responsible, when we take no action which would make life a bit better for another given … Continue reading

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Purging Doubt

“Put your finger here and see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it in my side. Do not doubt but believe.” – John 20:27 The city of Lanciano, founded long before Christianity, was first called Anxanum. Its present … Continue reading

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