Tag Archives: Odyssey

What kind of priest thought it was good to whitewash, trash statues, tear out altars?

It was a good day for The Catholic Thing today.  Anthony Esolen again knocked one out of the park in an piece in which he talks about reverence. Esolen starts from an interesting jumping off point: Odysseus slaying the suitors, but sparing the … Continue reading

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Of touch downs and splash downs

Today Discovery, heading to her tomb in Washington, touched down safely at Dulles Airport on the back of the 747. Today in 1970 the stricken Odyssey of the Apollo 13 Moon mission splashed down safely on the back of courage, ingenuity … Continue reading

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