Category Archives: having to do with Church

Warm fuzzies for the liturgically inclined

Traditional-leaning Catholic blogs give me warm fuzzy feelings. Cute kitten pictures I can generally take or leave, but give me an argument in favor of the solemnity of the liturgy or teens video blogging about their faith, and Oh, how … Continue reading

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How’s your lent going?

In the Orthodox Church, which calculates some things according to the pre-Pope-Gregory-XIII-reformed-calendar method, we’re currently still smack in the middle of Lent. Good old fifth week of Lent: the canon of St Andrew is a comin’ round again, and St … Continue reading

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Poetry, Theology, and the Imagination

I have spent the weekend at a conference with two names and 4 subtitles. Full title: The Climacus Conference 2013 The Poetics of Existence; the verse performs its secret ministry Poetry; Poetic Knowledge and the Imagination; Poetry and Theology. What … Continue reading

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up so floating

Activities in which I have engaged in the last 48 hours which do not involve sleep, food, church, or a dvd player: zero. How do other people manage to be so functional? (ok, disclaimer – I may have succeeded in … Continue reading

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Carthusians

This is a quote from the movie “Into Great Silence”. It is pretty much the only speaking in the entire movie, which is a (3 hour long) glimpse into a Carthusian monastery in the french Alps. It is a beautiful, … Continue reading

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