Generation and Spiration: The Processions of the Trinity

The Trinity: Coronation of the Virgin, altar of the Charterhouse of Villeneuve-lès-Avignon.

Yesterday’s Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity is the celebration of a mystery: that three persons are somehow in one God. It took time for Church to fully understand the triune nature of God, drawing out the trinitarian references from scripture and trying to construct a deeper philosophical and theological context for understanding them. [Since this [Read More...]

Muslim Scholar Hopes to Conquer the Vatican, Spain

Capistrano

From MEMRI (the Middle East Media Research institute), comes this clip from Dr. Subhi Al-Yaziji, Dean of Koranic Studies at the Islamic University of Gaza. Here’s what he says: The conquest of Andalusia is an old dream, something Muslims proudly hope for and will continue to hope for in the future… We place our hopes in Allah and [Read More...]

Send eBooks to African Seminarians

And as long as we’re talking about Brandon Vogt, you can still contribute to his Africa eBook project, which is the kind of merger of faith and tech that we need. Brandon wants to send CD-ROMs full of classic and contemporary Catholic eBooks to seminarians in Africa. At first, being the privileged first world technut that I am, I thought, [Read More...]

The Hobbit Retold in a Single Picture

The Hobbit

Brandon Vogt, of the Thin Veil and The Church and New Media fame, posted this one, and I love it. The art style reminds me of Tolkien’s own art. This art was posted by “madbatter” on his DeviantArt page. And don’t forget to check out Brandon’s Africa eBook project.   [Read more...]

Monday Morning Chicken

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I know, I know: I skipped last Monday’s chicken. I had no idea people would come to really look forward to these chicken pics. I just thought posting a chicken on Memorial Day was probably bad form. Anyway, here’s Ruby the Wonder Chicken: before and after. Actually, that’s Marcia on the left: one of three [Read More...]


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