Feast of the Transfiguration

The Feast of the Transfiguration is all about seeing things as they really are. Last week I was saying Mass in our little chapel at school, and it seemed to me that there was, beneath the altar, another whole realm of being. This other realm was connected to this visible realm in more complex and [Read More...]

Our Lady of the Snows

Read here why it ‘snows’ every August fifth in Rome. More pictures too. [Read more...]


Here’s why benevolent secular humanism (aka atheism) leads to genocide: If you don’t believe in anything other than this physical realm, then the only thing worth doing is trying to improve the one world you’ve got: this one.  You can improve this world in one of two ways: 1. by simply making yourself more comfortable [Read More...]

Quo Vadis Canterbury?

Here’s my latest article for Inside Catholic. It’s a round up on the Anglican’s disastrous summer.  For those of you who are tired of the Anglican posts, now that Lambeth is over I’ll be moving on too. [Read more...]

Liturgical Dance Conference

In response to Pope Benedict XVI’s conservative liturgical movement, liturgical dance experts from around the world gathered over the weekend for a phenomenal display. Daphne Farnsworth, spokeswoman for LEOTARD (Ladies Endorsement of Tights and Relevant Dancing) said, “You can keep your choreographed altar servers. Liturgical Dance is here to stay.” [Read more...]

Fellowship Church Names

Since moving to South Carolina I’ve been somewhat amused/bemused by the trendy names given to the new ‘community churches’. Sometimes they are just named by their local community. We have a big one here in town called ‘Brookwood’ which, I guess, is the name of the local subdivision. It’s the ones with ‘creative’ spiritual sounding [Read More...]