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Saint Patrick

In today’s day and age, at least in the USA, the memorial of Saint Patrick is often used as an excuse for debauchery. Cities color their rivers green and people go to bars. 834 more words

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diary of a country priest

I am summoning up the courage to read Georges Bernanos’ The Diary of a Country Priest again.  Proper reading for Passiontide.

Why does it need courage to read?  34 more words



and the opportunists who ‘service’ them:

The first vending machine was also one of his constructions; when a coin was introduced via a slot on the top of the machine, a set amount of holy water was dispensed. 150 more words


CTP1 Capstone Essay - Discipline 1

This World is not Conclusion.
A Sequel stands beyond –
Invisible, as Music –
But positive, as Sound –
It beckons, and it baffles – 1,248 more words


Priesthood: Inhabiting the Interstices

The same question has been recurring throughout my diaconal year; what does it mean to be a Priest? It is, of course, not the first time I’ve encountered this question as it was, appropriately so, the core thread running through my theological training. 623 more words


Liminality and Oath Preparation

So I’m not a priest.


But I’m kind of a priest? I’m a devotional priest, but you get that through a relationship with your deity, not through an ordaining organization. 752 more words

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