Tag Archives: Preserved Killick

OLDIE PODCAzT: Friday in the Octave of Pentecost

OLDIE PODCAzT from Friday in the Octave of Pentecost in 2008.
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Today is Friday in the Octave of Pentecost, or at least it ought to be in in the Novus Ordo as it is in the older, Traditional Roman Calendar.
This … Continue reading

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Of Roast Beef, Rat Excrement and You

From the always interesting Laudator.  This seemed appropriate for Shrove Tuesday:
Roast Beef
Henry Fielding (1707-1754), Don Quixote in England (London: J. Watts, 1734), p. 14 (from Act I, Scene VI):
When mighty rost Beef was the Englishman’s Food,
It enabled our Hearts, and … Continue reading

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The Ides of March. Wherein Fr. Z rambles aimlessly and eventually comes full-circle.

Today has been known as the Ides of March for a very long time.
In the Roman way of keeping time with a calendar, days of the month were reckoned from fixed points… which weren’t completely fixed. Every Roman month had … Continue reading

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Smoking Bishop and a Cat named Jeoffry

A reader alerted me to this wonderful bit of lore on the blog Spitalfields Life.   Enjoy this with a glass of negus, which it’s something Preserved Killick will know about.
Nowadays, we may celebrate Christmas with a glass or four of … Continue reading

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A new batch

I have ticked a few things off my To Do List for the day and can now settle down to read a bit.
I need, inter alia, to make some more notes about Augustine’s commentary on 1 John, which we will … Continue reading

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What is your good news?

Have any great news to report?
For my part, I am doing tech updates today.  This will inevitably bring problems, because when you touch any part of the carefully balanced techy house of cards, everything falls apart and it takes hours … Continue reading

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