Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: William Barr

“One of the ironies today is that people are saying it is President Trump who is shredding our institutions. I really see no evidence of that. From my perspective, the idea of ‘resisting’ a Democratically elected president and basically throwing

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Justin Martyr

And this food is called among us the Eucharist, of which no one is allowed to partake but the man who believes that the things which we teach are true, and who has been washed with the washing that is

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Donald R. McClarey

Moloch Hates Georgia

  News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   ATLANTA, GA—In further backlash against Georgia’s heartbeat bill, which bans abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, the Canaanite god Moloch says he will reconsider his presence in Georgia

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Donald R. McClarey

Ascension

(Was very busy this week and zoomed right by the Ascension.  Mea Culpa.  Throughout my hectic life one of my favorite prayers has been that of Sir Jacob Astley before the battle of Edgehill at the start of the English

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Greenstreet

As faithful readers of PopeWatch know, Pope Francis sent PopeWatch a Blu-ray copy of a Spanish dubbed version of The Maltese Falcon (1941) with a note attached indicating that what the actor Sydney Greenstreet says in the film is true. 

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Donald R. McClarey

Canon in D Major

  Something for the weekend.  Canon in D Major by Johann Pachelbel.  This is the 1968 performance conducted by Jean-François Paillard that single-handedly rescued this grand piece of music from the obscurity of centuries.

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