Today is the feast of Sts John Fisher and Sir Thomas Moore who were executed for defying Henry VIII. While some churches (Such as St. Bernards in fitchburg that I attended this morning) used the regular readings of the day at mass the optional readings for the feast are I Peter 4:12-19, Psalm 126: 1bc-2ab, 2cd-3, 4-5, 6, and the … Continue reading Readings for the Feast of Sts Thomas More & John Fisher
Before I even get started let's make a few things clear. 1. While I've lived my whole life in Massachusetts. I have no dog in the Confederate Battle Flag fight, my people came here in the early 20th century. I have no ancestors who fought on either side of the Civil War and I don't … Continue reading Ban the Confederate Flag & The Soviet Flag, & Che Too
By: Pat Austin SHREVEPORT -- Anyone watch the season premiere of True Detective last night? Let me just say at the outset that I’m very biased. I loved every moment of Season 1, so before the opening credits last night, I knew that Season 2 would never match up. That being said, I also went … Continue reading Can We Just Talk About that Episode of True Detective For a Moment?
Ford Prefect: We're safe. Arthur Dent: Oh good. Ford Prefect: We're in a small galley cabin in one of the spaceships of the Vogon Constructor Fleet. Arthur Dent: Ah, this is obviously some strange use of the word safe that I wasn't previously aware of. Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy You know … Continue reading I’m Old Enough to Remember when Microsoft was Tech’s Villain
All last week people were asking/and emailing me to comment on the Pope's new encyclical. While a lot of Pixels have already come out concerning it, many of them before it was released, I told everyone who asked that rather than bother with what the MSM has been saying I was going to withhold judgement until … Continue reading What Many are missing on Laudato Si