And so the final day of Acton University begins. We had Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form and, to obtain the indulgence, had public recitation of the Act of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Breakfast (croisant and jam with coffee) brought a discussion of ad orientem worship after a young Evangelical fellow announced that he was interested in attending the “Tridentine Mass”.
Class now, on John A. Ryan and the New Deal.
I was delighted to meet a representative of the Tea Party of ITALY! Yes, Tea Party Italia! Their lovely and charming rep gave me some of their spiffy swag.
Class on the Politics and Economics of Edmund Burke is starting now.
This is way too cool. One of the participants happened to know by heart part of a letter of Burke to the Sheriff of Bristol! She stood and recited it!
Tonight we have a talk from Fr Sirico.
As St Jerome once wrote that the world woke up and groaned to find itself Arian, so too today the world may wake up to find ourselves socialist.
It was a mistake to take federal money in the first place.