Tag Archives: Christianity

Believing in Science

The rhetorical phrase, “I believe in science” or “I trust the science” and other variations has been with us for a while but has become especially common of late for reasons that aren’t hard to guess, and which I have … Continue reading

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A Long Short Journey

One of my goals for this year was to read Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, yet another book I have had on my shelf for many years and had yet to read. But also a much beloved and … Continue reading

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The Grace of God as Training Wheels

This is something I’ve observed in myself that I haven’t seen put in quite the same way though I am sure it has been discussed by theologians. When I returned to Christ — or more truly came fully to him … Continue reading

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The Latin Mass has been restricted because my feelings

A year ago to the day by coincidence, I did a fisking on an article I found which had been published in late 2019 but was so outrageous, I felt compelled to respond. Here we have something more recent from … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Richard Dawkins

The biggest of the false promises of a less religious world was that everybody would be a lot more rational and less prone to superstition and irrational behaviour as belief declined. In 2006 when Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion was … Continue reading

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Fisking Fletcher on the Latin Mass

I love reading a good fisking but I’ve seldom done one on the blog with only this one coming up in a search. The following article about the Latin Mass appeared in the National Catholic Register in November last year … Continue reading

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Your silence isn’t enough.

More: The maxim of the law is: ‘Silence Gives Consent’. If therefore, you wish to construe what my silence ‘betokened’, you must construe that I consented, not that I denied. Cromwell: Is that what the world in fact construes from … Continue reading

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Looking on the bright side

In these times it is important to remember that the trial of being separated from the Mass and the Sacraments can still be fruitful and we should look to God’s intention for this. I think we aren’t wrong to question … Continue reading

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Reverence for Me but not for thee…

“The Church does not want to lose her clients, she wants to acquire new members. This produces a kind of secularisation which is truly deplorable”. “The world is going astray, the Church is going astray in the world, priests are … Continue reading

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Hopeful & Hopeless

I have been meaning to come back to this post for well over a year and the current scare going on (as of writing), has put me in mind to finally finish it. Unfortunately the time between reading these two … Continue reading

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