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Tactics of the Enemy: hints from Screwtape

For a recent Advent podcast, I used a short excerpt from The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis.  US HERE – UK HERE
If you haven’t read this yet, are you in for a shocking delight.
Oh the insights in this book!
I had searched out that particular … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 2017 09: Silence v. Noise

Another in my series of short daily podcasts to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord.
Here is ADVENTCAzT 09, for Monday 2nd Week of Advent.
Robert Card. Sarah helps us … Continue reading

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Screwtape’s letter to Bitterwench

C.S. Lewis’ Screwtape Letters!  Oft’ imitated.  Never really rivaled.
If you haven’t read this book yet…. what on your planet at you waiting for?!?
My favorite method to absorb Lewis’ window is the audiobook reading by John Cleese.  Imagine: John Cleese … Continue reading

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Of liturgical silence and gigantic centipedes

Here is a great point for our reflection on our obligation to revitalize our liturgical worship of God.
Unless we revitalize our liturgical worship, no other aspect of a New Evangelization will have any lasting effect.
Dan Burke wrote at the National … Continue reading

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Silence… silence… please, God, more silence! Fr. Z rants.

I just sent in a column for The Wanderer.  Here is the first part of what I offered this week.
In his General Audience of 10 August, Pope Benedict spoke about monastic silence, beauty and prayer.  He said,
Silence is the environmental … Continue reading

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