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On Kairos Time, Liturgical Cycles, Theophanies and Gerard Manley Hopkins BLUE EYED ENNIS - January 6, 2014 Happy Feast of the Epiphany and it's also the 12th day of Christmas. This coming Sunday, the Western Christian Churches celebrate the Baptism of Jesus. I took down the Christmas celebrations today, always a bit of a sad day and a reality call ! My friend Sean remarked, that for some, the Christmas season doesn't end until Feb 2nd, the Feast of The Presentation Of The Child Jesus in The Temple. It could be a sign of my age that I can take a little more time ...http://blueeyedennis-siempre.blogspot.com/2014/01/on-kairos-time-liturgical-cycles.html
Feast of Holy Innocents Saturday December 28th 2013 BLUE EYED ENNIS - December 27, 2013 ... abuse of children is extensive and where we frequently witness the slaughter of children, whether caught up in conflict or deliberately targeted by deranged gunmen, we might do well to address what are the roots of violence against children. Five of the stanzas in the poem consist of questions which could be coming from the mouth of an innocent child, wanting an explanation from an adult about a figure who is strange and offers mixed messages about his intentions. All the questions remain ...http://blueeyedennis-siempre.blogspot.com/2013/12/feast-of-holy-innocents-saturday.html
Christmas Poems First... COUNTERCULTURAL FATHER - December 26, 2013 It is all too easy to forget that many of our Christmas Carols were first written as poems, and later set to music. There is a risk that we sing them without stopping to recognise the poet's skill and the real meaning. Of course, much of the Victorian verse/carol repertoire is a bit too… well Victorian (as an example of bathos it is hard to beat ' his children crowned, // All in white shall wait around .') But Christina Rossetti's famous poem is still very good ...http://ccfather.blogspot.com/2013/12/christmas-poems-first.html
Armstrong Family "Christmas Card" for 2013 BIBLICAL EVIDENCE FOR CATHOLICISM - December 21, 2013 http://socrates58.blogspot.com/2013/12/armstrong-family-christmas-card-for-2013.html
Immaculate Mary, Matchless in Grace INSIGHT SCOOP THE IGNATIUS PRESS BLOG - December 8, 2013 ... Day, the Church cries out: 'Blessed Mary, the Mother of God, whose womb abideth intact, hath this day given birth to the Saviour of the world."  Each day of the octave, in the Canon of the Mass, the Latin Church venerates the 'inviolate virginity' that 'brought the Saviour into this world' and dedicates the whole of the eighth day to the divine motherhood--in the old rite in the content of the ...http://insightscoop.typepad.com/2004/2013/12/immaculate-mary-matchless-in-grace.html