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Carissimi; Today's Mass: S. Peter of Alexandria, Bishop Martyr

S. Peter of Alexandria, Bishop Martyr; Com. Octave of St Edmund: Missa “In virtúte tua”

Saint Peter illustriously occupied the throne of Alexandria for twelve years, and, as Eusebius says, “was a divine example of a bishop on account of the excellence of his life and his study of the Sacred Scriptures” (see Eusebius, Eccl. 1,575 more words


Galway Girl

The other day in my oral expressions class, we were talking about traveling.  One question that we were asked was “What kind of research do you do before you travel to a new place?” (Although, this was in French of course.)  I didn’t have to think about it much; I don’t really do any research.   1,116 more words


Bad-ass Jesus

“Hey, do you know Jesus?  You should ’cause he’s a bad-ass!”

How crude is that? Sounds offensive, doesn’t it? It doesn’t sound at all like a description we should place near the name of Jesus. 1,191 more words

Why do they run off?

I have watched for years the church do one thing very well.  We run people off who need help.  Why?  Somewhere along the way the church has become so self-righteous that there is no room for someone to change.  877 more words