Monthly Archives: March 2011

Friday Frivolity: Heavenly Weapons

At the end of his letter to the Ephesians, St. Paul urges his readers to put on the “armour of God”: “Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, … Continue reading

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A Traveller’s Prayer

A few years ago, for my birthday, a good friend gave me a copy of “The Seven Story Mountain” which is the autobiography of Thomas Merton. I have to admit that I didn’t really enjoy it as much as everyone else seemed … Continue reading

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Friday Frivolity: Happy Lent!

This Wednesday was “Ash Wednesday” and, therefore, we are now in the time known as “Lent”.  This is a traditional time in the Church for prayer, fasting and alms-giving. In order to be liturgically correct, this Friday we turn to the … Continue reading

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16% Checkup

…and so another month is torn off the calendar and we have now entered March. Time for a New Year’s Resolution check up! 1. Spend 30 minutes every day in Scripture: I’ve not done as well with this as I … Continue reading

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My Favourite People: Fulton Sheen

When musicians, artists and writers are interviewed, they are often asked about their influences. Now, although I’m no Bono, something I’ve been meaning to do ever since I started this blog is to share with you some of my own influences. … Continue reading

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Friday Frivolity: Papal Cab

I first saw today’s video years ago. In fact, it was so long ago it was pre-YouTube (Yes kids, that’s right, there was once a time when YouTube didn’t exist – we actually had to do work at the office … Continue reading

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It’s all Greek to me…

Okay, I know this title is an incredibly obvious pun (and far below my usual, high standards), but I thought I would make it now before anyone else did. 🙂 As most of my friends know, I’ve been wanting to … Continue reading

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