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“How are they down, how have they fallen down – Those great strong towers of ice and steel…”

In the late 1940′s Thomas Merton published his complicated poem Figures For An Apocalypse.  One of the sections of the poem is entitled “In the Ruins of New York“.
While the whole section concerns a great downfall, a city and way … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 12: 2nd Thursday of Advent – “The ‘type’ of the manly vocation”

This year I once again offer a short daily podcast to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord.
These are especially offered as a token of gratitude for my benefactors … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 02: 1st Monday of Advent – “Heaven, when will we hear you sing?”

This year I will do for Advent what did last year: make a short daily podcast to help your preparation for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord.
These are especially offered as a … Continue reading

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“How are they down, how have they fallen down”

Oh how quiet it is after the black night When flames out of the clouds burned down your cariated teeth, And when those lightnings, Lancing the black boils of Harlem and the Bronx, Spilled the remaining prisoners, (The tens and … Continue reading

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