BBC Shroud documentary

If you are interested in watching the BBC documentary on the new evidence for the Shroud of Turin which screened last weekend connect here and search for ‘Turin’. I’m told it will only be up to view for free for a few days. PS: This is only available for readers in the UK. [Read more...]

Lady MacBeth

London’s Daily Telegraph has to be the best paper in the world. The British coverage of the American presidential race is actually much better than the US coverage. The Brits have perspective on it all. They have nothing to lose if their guy (or gal) doesn’t win. They also have that somewhat cynical attitude that [Read More...]

El Salvador 2008

Again this summer I will be leading a mission team of kids from St Joseph’s Catholic School to El Salvador. This is a picture of the Mano Amiga San Antonion School in the CIDECO community near the town of La Herradura in El Salvador. CIDECO is a wonderful project. The poorest of the poor are [Read More...]

Thompson’s Voice Against Islam

Damian Thompson of London’s Daily Telegraph has some good posts on Islam:  a violent attacks by Muslims on an Anglican vicar in London, the suffering of the Iraqi Christians under Islam, and the baptism of a prominent Muslim in Italy on Easter Eve. [Read more...]

Servers at St Joseph’s

The servers and chaplain from St Joseph’s School after the recent blessing of our new Blessed Sacrament Chapel and altars–part of the fifteenth anniversary of the founding of the school. More photos here if anyone is interested. PS: That’s our son Benedict top left [Read more...]

Anne Rice

I’ve just finished reading Anne Rice’s Christ the Lord. I think it’s terrific. She captures the child Jesus in a wonderful way. Everyone who tries to tell a story knows that it is easier to create interesting villains, and very difficult to create interesting and convincing good people.  Anne Rice captures the goodness, simplicity and [Read More...]