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My Game - Second Period - The Game Is Tied

Second Period. The game is tied. A week and a half after I was sent back to the neurosurgical ward at Sick Kids I was transferred to Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto to receive the radiation therapy treatments. 1,612 more words


Wednesday, Fourth Week of Lent


Blessed St. Cyril of Jerusalem’s Day!

You can find his story here.

Entrance Antiphon:
This is the steward, faithful and prudent, whom the Lord set over His household… 159 more words

Lent 2015 (Year B)

When Someone's Spiritual Practices Turn Your Stomach---Literally

In my medieval studies class this week, amongst other writing, we had to read through “Memorial” by 13th century Italian female mystic Angela of Foligno. I don’t particularly care for her work, for a number of reasons, many of them centering around issues of translation (as well as a certain distaste for Franciscan spirituality in general) but I gained a valuable insight nonetheless. 908 more words

Devotional Work


I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.   Sir Winston Churchill… 11 more words



I had never heard of Linda Lovelace until earlier in the year when I watched ‘Lovelace’, starring Amanda Seyfried, on Netflix. As soon as I’d finished watching, I had to know more! 216 more words


Finished for real,
Undone’s become done,
Collapsed the ordeal,
Redeemed by His Son.


Stay out of my parlour.

Spiders. Hell in a handcart.

There’s a lot to be said about the little buggers, good and bad, but I think the main thing about them is that they’re never quite where you want them to be. 1,520 more words