Are you on vacation yet? The funny thing about vacations is that when on holiday from the world, and from the pressures of time, it’s quite easy to see all manner of things through rose colored glasses. In fact, I would go so far as to say that everything is better when one is on vacation, be it food, music, company, or conversation. Have you noticed this too? The phenomenon is what leads me to believe vacations are a foretaste of eternal life in heaven. [Read more…]
Remember that time when Chesterton showed up in Breitbart? This is even better than that. Even the subtitle of the piece says, “this author loves Chesterton.”
The case for canonizing G. K. Chesterton, the bombastic man of letters and paradoxical militant for God
See? More from James Parker’s article, A Most Unlikely Saint, [Read more…]
What? There is a third person in the Chesterbelloc? George Bernard Shaw forgot someone? Exactly, dear reader.
See the portrait above? Surely you recognize the heavyset fellow on the left, and the irascible looking fellow on the right. But who is the tall guy in the center? That would be Maurice Baring, the friend G.B. Shaw forgot. [Read more…]
Times are tough all over. First we had the economic meltdown to contend with. Now we Catholics are watching our Church and our Pope get attacked by the same people who were attacking Goldman Sachs a few years ago, and Tiger Woods back in the day. Are the attacks justified? Where you sit is probably where you stand. But the fact of the matter is, the storm has been raging since day one on planet Earth. [Read more…]
The 33rd Annual Chesterton Conference will be held at University of Saint Mary of the Lake (Mundelein Seminary) in Mundelein, Illinois, from July 31-August 2, 2014. Hmmm. That’s where Fr. Robert Barron and the Word on Fire gang hang their hats. [Read more…]
I’d count it as a minor one, at least. Take a look at Kate O’Hare’s piece, G.K. Chesterton: Making the Case for Sainthood in Hollywood.