Confessions

  The best translation A timeless classic and I am sure many have said similar and for very good reasons which are apparent to anyone who wants to learn more about the faith of this Saint. The writing and translation in this Penguin edition is far superior in my opinion to the OUP edition. Compare…

On a wing and a prayer

A book review on the ‘The God Delusion’ by Richard Dawkins You will learn quite a lot about when to use adverbs in polemical discourse but next to nothing about God. Richard Dawkins has not a clue about religious experience. Like many arrogant and otherwise intelligent people he thinks that because he has not experienced…

The wood and the trees

  Second Epistle of St. Paul to The Corinthians  Bear not the yoke with unbelievers. For what participation hath justice with injustice? Or what fellowship hath light with darkness? And what concord hath Christ with Belial? Or what part hath the faithful with the unbeliever? And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols?…

Psalm 60

  A prayer for the coming of the kingdom of Christ, which shall have no end. Unto the end, in hymns, for David. Hear, O God, my supplication: be attentive to my prayer, To thee have I cried from the ends of the earth: when my heart was in anguish, thou hast exalted me on…

A prayer to St. Joseph

  A prayer to obtain a conversion O Glorious Patriarch St. Joseph, who merited to be called ‘just’ by the Holy Ghost, I urgently recommend to thee the soul of ————————- (Name), which Jesus redeemed at the price of His Precious Blood. Thou knowest how deplorable is the state and how unhappy the life of…