An Easter Homily

The divinity of Christ is sometimes disputed. In some instances it is believed that there is no scriptural evidence to support the notion of Jesus Christ’s divinity. Others also dispute the related point that contests the reality of a Holy Trinity: Father, Son and, Holy Spirit. I refer to the Douay-Rheims version of the bible…

The Compass of Modernity

“. . . there also exists another alliance – at first glance a strange one, a surprising one – but if you think about it, in fact, one which is well-grounded and easy to understand. This is the alliance between our Communist leaders and your capitalists.” Lenin.   It is said that there is a…

The Architects of this World

    In a Guardian newspaper article on ‘The Winston Churchill you don’t know’ from 2002 the following quote is taken from the original published in the Sunday Herald newspaper in 1920. What is interesting, however, is that The Guardian omitted the sentence in bold type as shown below. I wonder why they did that?…

life

After posting a blog this morning about my experience of seeing prehistoric art in a cave in France a friend emailed me. He wrote: “that must have been one of your greatest experiences”. It was. Here are some others. My first view of the Grand Canyon, USA. Stepping into St. Peter’s Church, Rome. Staying overnight on a…