Belated Birthday Wishes…

… Yesterday marked the 87th birthday of Pope Benedict XVI. I sure do miss him.

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Mackerel Snapping Papist

  • echarles1

    A doctor of the church he will be one day. I remember reading the text of his Regensburg speech. Like the man himself it was much misunderstood. But as Bulgakov wrote, “Everything works out in the end. That’s what this world is built on.” So in the end, a doctor of the church he will be.

  • Quittin’ time at Tara!

    What would I say if given one minute seated on that bench next to him? Probably just “Why?” punctuated by some gentle sobbing.

    But, perhaps I should direct myself to the new Ninth Station of the Cross: “Leaving Behind Unhealthy Nostalgia” in which the author takes a break from meditating on unsolvable social problems and turns his keen eye to the real enemy, nostaslgia:

    “Let us leave behind our unhealthy nostalgia for the past, our complacency and our refusal to change, and the attitude that says: “But we’ve always done it this way!”

    There will be no looking behind us in the new order; such a hard habit for a self-absorbed promethean neopelagianist like myself to break.