Hammer and Chisel Work For Me

 

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Donald R. McClarey

Ed Feser on Mark Shea

Needless to say, religious people can be guilty of the same thing, which brings me to my other example.  As my longtime readers know, Mark Shea is what you get when you marry the letter of Catholicism to the spirit

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Donald R. McClarey

For a Dose of Black Humor

Quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementa     From Gaudet Mater Ecclesia, the opening address of Pope John XXIII at the beginning of Vatican II on October 11, 1962:   The opportuneness of holding the Council is, moreover, venerable brothers,

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Donald R. McClarey

Lent With Saint Francis: Part II

  Saint Francis left behind him 28 admonitions for his brothers.  This Lent we will look at them.  Go here for part I and here is part II:   VI. THE IMITATION OF THE LORD 1. Let all of us,

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Patrick

  IF the virtue of children reflects an honour on their parents, much more justly is the name of St. Patrick rendered illustrious by the innumerable lights of sanctity with which the church of Ireland, planted by his labours in

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