Saturday, February 20, 2016

St. Philothei

"St. Philothei lived in the Turkish-occupied, sixteenth-century Athens. Her spiritual and social work was groundbreaking, especially for a woman of that era."

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Friday, February 19, 2016

Friday, February 19, 2016

Some surprises today at the BB game -- saw Mr. TB, whom I saw at work today; CG and her sister FG -- CG is now in HS. Fr. S and his family, and the archbishop of SF. I don't think many noticed His Grace (His Excellency, I suppose, though I like the former address more). Saw some other faces associated with this or that Chino or China.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Fr. Schall on Anger

On Wrath and Anger by James V. Schall, S.J.

Of course he is getting blowback...

for commenting on Donald Trump and his platform.

Full text of Pope Francis' in-flight interview from Mexico to Rome

Perhaps he should recognize that he is not very good with this sort of thing...


Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Eastern Christian Books: The Oldest Church in the World

Eastern Christian Books: The Oldest Church in the World

Crucify Thyself

Crucify Thyself is an Orthodox journal featuring original artwork, contributed essays and wisdom from the Church...

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Monday, February 15, 2016

Everyone Wants to Make a Movie About ME Wars





Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Ronda Rousey on Ellen: No Agenda Here...

Kevin Gutzman on Justice Scalia

Huffpo: Exclusive Interview: Kevin Gutzman on Justice Antonin Scalia - full interview

An Unexpected Recommendation

I didn't know of Fr. M cCloskey's personal connection to Joe Sobran.

The Importance of Sobran by Fr. C. John McCloskey III

So Long, Farewell

The Donald Trump of Catholic Higher Education by Thomas S. Hibbs
February 14, 2016
As the short-lived presidency of Simon Newman comes, apparently, to an ignoble end at Mount St. Mary's University, deeper questions remain about the focus and goals of many Catholic universities.


Related:
Fr. Schall on a lecture by Tracey Rowland: The Theological Foundation of Catholic Education

"If I Were a Carpenter"



Sunday, February 14, 2016

Everybody Wants Some



Some in Hollywood going retro as an excuse to make a mostly white movie? (There is one token black friend in this one.) Or do they just miss the 70s/80s?

AKUS, "Forget About It"





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