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St. Ambrose read without moving his lips!

Sometimes when I am given a book of a certain length to read I’ll quip, “That ought to keep my lips moving for a while!”
Today’s first entry in the Martyrologium Romanum says:
1. Memoria sancti Ambrosii, episcopi Mediolanensis et Ecclesiae doctoris, … Continue reading

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What’s on your reading/listening list right now?

Slated for reading on my Kindle right now:

I think he might have not quite understood St. Thomas More’s notion of Utopia, but he is exceptionally good.

More Mitch Rapp from my homey, Vince Flynn.  Prequel.

Hoping it will be a tenth as … Continue reading

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Reading certain things in certain places

The great Laudator has a fun entry today about the best places in which to read certain authors.
I resonate mightily with this a amusing post, since I have fond memories of a summer sitting in the sun reading 19th c. … Continue reading

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