Monthly Archives: November 2012

Nguyen Van Thuan

This camp will be my Cathedral, the starry sky its endless dome on pillars of concrete and steel. This twisted wire the icon of suffering, the walls no more than the edge of my diocese, a thousand, five hundred, fifty, … Continue reading

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The Homeless?

There is a Salvation Army billboard locally which shows a picture of a young child (perhaps 2) with a caption along the lines of “The homeless are not who you think.” While this is very true in some ways, there … Continue reading

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Fallen Star

There is a depth to your smile, I know, deeper than any earthly pain; the wounds against it rip and tear but dwells it beyond all bonds of time. Your heart smiles despite the pain and love flows over ‘gain … Continue reading

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The Last Supper

There is, arguably, only one truly famous depiction of the Last Supper: Leonardo Da Vinci’s. There are hundreds of types of replicas of it and if there is an image of the Last Supper attached to an altar it is … Continue reading

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Busy week

Sorry for the lack of posts, this week has been busy and I have been slightly ill. Hopefully return to normal come Monday.

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Seek and You Shall Find

Ask: To those whose love exploded onto the scene, how long burned those flames, how deep the passion scarred? The hotter the flame the faster its death; the fuel is ended even before it runs out. Such love draws not … Continue reading

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Parentes Dabo Vobis

Priests are well cared for. Both the Church in general (the bishops, the hierarchy, etc.) and in particular (local groups, families, Serra clubs, and so on) do an admirable job of aiding the discernment, seminary formation, and ongoing formation of … Continue reading

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