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An Epiphany Prayer to the Magi for Self-Absorbed Promethean Neopelagians

Evelyn Waugh wrote a terrific little book, Helena.  It is about the mother of the Emperor Constantine.
In our book, St. Helena, discoverer of the True Cross, prays to the Holy Magi.
This is a prayer by and for people who are … Continue reading

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“The Gift of the Magi”

There is a lovely little story by the American writer O. Henry called The Gift of the Magi.
A young couple, poor, want to give each other Christmas gifts. Their choices, their sacrifices, teach each other about love.
At the end of … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI: Bishops must be courageous, expect to be repeatedly beaten

But, inevitably, we will also be beaten by those who live lives opposed to the Gospel, and then we can be grateful for having been judged worthy to share in the passion of Christ.

This is what Pope Benedict said today, Epiphany … Continue reading

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Beautiful “Adoration of the Magi” by artist Daniel Mitsui

As Christmas approaches, the esteemed artist Daniel Mitsui sent me another print, this time of the Adoration of the Magi. Very nice!

A few details.
It was inspired by a 15th c. panel by the Master of the AH Monogram.
The Circumcision is … Continue reading

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