Daily Archives: 22 July 2009

Fulton Sheen confession story

I had mentioned in my post about St. Patrick’s Soho the famous story of Fulton Sheen and a confessional in the same church.  People sent notes asking more about that. I found it on the web, and just slightly edited … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: relics and lost documents: what to do?

From a reader: I thought you would be just the one to ask… I have several first class relics without their "papers." Is there anyway these relics can be authenticated for public veneration?  Perhaps someplace they can be sent to … Continue reading

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On my walk home

It is a bit of a trudge from the subway station to the rectory where I am staying in Clapham Park. Today, on the hike I noticed that someone feeds birds.

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Dr. Johnson speaks

Today the Laudator gave us a reflection from Dr. Johnson. No SatisfactionSamuel Johnson, The Idler, No. 88 (Saturday, December 22, 1759):     He that in the latter part of his life too strictly enquires what he has done, can very … Continue reading

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A pint at Seven Dials

I am heading for a pint and Internet before my next move. If anyone is in the area… 0750185255

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Royal Academy – Waterhouse

After lunch I headed to the Royal Academy for to see the exhibition of works by the modern pre-Raphaelite painter J.W. Waterhouse. His idealized feminine beauty is a recognizable characteristic of his paintings. If you are looking for a modern … Continue reading

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After the jaunt to Eastbourne I was happy to overnight at St Mary Magdalen with the great Fr Blake on the feast day of the parish. Windy! _____

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