Monthly Archives: March 2013

Blessed Karl, Emperor

This Monday, April 1st, will be the 91st anniversary of the death of Blessed Emperor Karl of Austria. In the picture below we see a procession with Blessed Karl’s coffin going around the house where he lived out the final … Continue reading

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Now thank we all our God

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Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour

Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendourFirst-begotten from the deadThou alone, our strong DefenderLiftest up Thy people’s headAlleluia! Alleluia!Jesus, true and living Bread Here our humblest homage pay weHere in loving reverence bowHere for faith’s discernment pray weLest we fail to know … Continue reading

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Drop, drop slow tears — Orlando Gibbons

Drop, drop, slow tears, and bathe those beauteous feet, which brought from heaven the news and Prince of Peace. Cease not, wet eyes, his mercies to entreat; to cry for vengeance sin doth never cease. In your deep floods drown … Continue reading

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For Good Friday

Elie Wiesel, the Transylvanian-born Jewish-American writer and Holocaust survivor, wrote a moving book called Night about his personal experience in a Nazi death camp during World War Two. While at Auschwitz, his inmate number, “A-7713”, was tattooed onto his left … Continue reading

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How To See The World In A Grain Of Sand

Adam Frank, who is is a professor of astrophysics at the University of Rochester and author of About Time; Cosmology and Culture at the Twilight of the Big Bang, spoke on All Things Considered on National Public Radio on March … Continue reading

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Inconceivable

The US Supreme Court is about to consider gay “marriage”. The Justices might want to consider the fact that, within the universal two thousand year-old Christian tradition, a marriage that has not been consummated, regardless of the reason for non-consummation, … Continue reading

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