No Country for Old Men

No Country for Old Men, a Coen brothers film, had excellent reviews. I didn’t read any of them in depth, but just heard that it was a great film. I watched it the other night and can thoroughly not recommend it. It is extremely violent, and presents one of cinemas most loathsome villains (pictured here) [Read More...]

’tis the Season to be Jolly

Trawling through the internet, I discovered that I had not only made it into this Catholic bloggers nativity set, but got a big role as St Joseph. This comes from Robert Duncan’s blog. How many of the other Catholic blogger faces can you identify? Go here for the answers. [Read more...]

O Adonai

The Brothers from Blackfriars Oxford sing today’s ‘O’ antiphon — O Adonai O Adonai, and leader of the House of Israel, who did appear in the bush to Moses in a flame of fire, and gave him the law on Sinai: Come and redeem us with an outstretched arm. [Read more...]

The Meaning of Christ’s Genealogy

Today I celebrated Mass twice, so it was my privilege to read Matthew’s genealogy of Jesus twice. Fr Ray points out this video which explains the fascinating detail of the genealogies of Jesus, and how they prove Jesus to be Son of David, Son of Adam, Son of Abraham and Son of God. Take time [Read More...]

O Sapientia

From the 17th of December until Christmas Eve, the Church’s observance of Advent enters into an intense period of prayerful expectation for the coming of the Lord. This is reflected in the Church’s Great O Antiphons which are appointed to be recited at the Magnificat during Evensong/Vespers. And so today, O Sapientia : O SAPIENTIA, [Read More...]

Pro Life Video

A girls in Indiana goes into a Planned Parenthood Abortion Mill posing as a thirteen year old. She tells the counselors her boyfriend is 31. The counselor doesn’t want to know. The problem is, it is against the law in Indiana for a man to have sexual relations with a thirteen year old and PP [Read More...]