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Why I'm Throwing Away My Meg Cabot Books JOURNEY OF A CATHOLIC NERD WRITER - February 3, 2016 ... Re-reading the books from a Catholic point of view, especially as an older person (I don't know if 30 is still considered young adult despite looking and feeling younger than my years), I just couldn't stop objecting to the topics in the series. The deeper I got into the series, the more disturbed I became. Mia loves to obsess over her love interests. "Well, all teenage girls do that," you may argue. Not like Mia. She bemoans how her first crush mentioned ...http://catholicnerdwriter.blogspot.com/2016/02/why-im-throwing-away-my-meg-cabot-books.html
Christus Mansionem Benedicat! MAN WITH BLACK HAT - January 6, 2016 ... holy water known as "Epiphany water." The blessing for it, which takes place only for this occasion, is to be found in the traditional Rituale Romanum , and includes a prayer of exorcism. The blessed chalk and the holy water are then taken home, to be used that evening. + + + We begin with the Sign of the Cross, and the words of Psalm 71(72) "Deus, judicium": Give the King your justice, O God, * and your righteousness to the King's son; That he may rule your people righteously * and the poor ...http://manwithblackhat.blogspot.com/2016/01/christus-mansionem-benedicat.html
Setsuko Hara - RIP SPIKE IS BEST - December 6, 2015 Her family only released the news of her death recently. She died on September 5, 2015. She was 94. It's not a "film crush". Her presence on screen was remarkable beyond that sort of thing. To use the words "pure" and the like would be useless cliche. There was just this amazing aura of quiet virtue and beaming joy she manifested. In Ozu's films it's both radiant and down to earth. Two of Ozu's films that she was in are on my top ten favourite films list ...http://spikeisbest.blogspot.com/2015/12/setsuko-hara-rip.html
This Week in Madonna House - November 15-21 GETTING TO THE POINT - November 22, 2015 ... a lot of doing just to keep us fed the usual three meals a day. The big feasts of the year require careful advanced planning and many things made ahead of time and frozen. I believe they did the shortbreads this week. I was going to say that it is hard to believe Christmas is so close, what with the dry ground and the warm temperatures, but we woke up this morning to snow on the ground and a nice chill to the air. Hurray – winter is come… at least for today. It isn't all work, of ...http://frdenis.blogspot.com/2015/11/this-week-in-madonna-house-november-15.html
The Daily Gospel and Readings 19 October 2015 DAILY PRAYERS AND MEDITATIONS - October 18, 2015 Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 146 Reading 1 IS 53:10-11 The LORD was pleased to crush him in infirmity. If he gives his life as an offering for sin, he shall see his descendants in a long life, and the will of the LORD shall be accomplished through him. Because of his affliction he shall see the light in fullness of days; through his suffering, my servant shall justify many, and their guilt he shall bear. Responsorial Psalm PS 33:4-5, ...http://prayersandmeditations.com/2015/10/18/the-daily-gospel-and-readings-19-october-2015/