Goody! Bp. Robert Barron on G.K. Chesterton

Get his Catholicism: The Pivotal Players here. [Read more…]

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Now we will elect a new chancellor, a strong chancellor:

one who will not let our tragedy continue. Well, the Trumpkins have played their part as Jar-Jar Binks and nominated Palpatine.  He has given his empty speech full of rage and hollow promises. Most telling moment: the Obama-mocking Trumpkin chant of “YES YOU WILL!” with its unwitting testament to the fact that they look not [Read More…]

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Yep.

“America is the only nation in the world that is founded on a creed. That creed is set forth with dogmatic and even theological lucidity in the Declaration of Independence; perhaps the only piece of practical politics that is also theoretical politics and also great literature.” G.K. Chesterton [Read more…]

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Just a random Chesterton quote that I love

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The House of Christmas

There fared a mother driven forth Out of an inn to roam; In the place where she was homeless All men are at home. The crazy stable close at hand, With shaking timber and shifting sand, Grew a stronger thing to abide and stand Than the square stones of Rome. For men are homesick in [Read More…]

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Speaking of Chesterton…

One of my favorite people in the world, Nancy Carpentier Brown, has written a biography of The Woman Who Was Chesterton, Frances Chesterton, GK’s  beloved wife. I consider her the patron of St. Blog’s since her maiden name was (honest!) Frances Blogg. Nancy is an engaging writer, a level head, and a fine Catholic.  Check [Read More…]

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A reader wants a Chesterton starter kit

He writes: What would recommend as a first book (or two) to read by Chesterton? Five of the best books by G.K. Chesterton who wrote many other great books. Orthodoxy The Everlasting Man St. Thomas Aquinas: The Dumb Ox St. Francis of Assisi The Penguin Complete Father Brown [Read more…]

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Just because he’s awesome, here is Chesterton on “The Orthodox Barber”

Those thinkers who cannot believe in any gods often assert that the love of humanity would be in itself sufficient for them; and so, perhaps, it would, if they had it. There is a very real thing which may be called the love of humanity; in our time it exists almost entirely among what are [Read More…]

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The Lovely and Joyful Sr. Elizabeth…

tells of her experience at the August American Chesterton Society Conference (which is always a gas) here and here. [Read more…]

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G.K Chesterton…

…is being appreciated over at the Register today. [Read more…]

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