The Venerable Bede

The Venerable Bede Translates John by James Doyle Penrose (1862-1932)

O God, the light of our fathers, the rock of their whole strength: Grant us, with thy servant Saint Bede, all diligence to study the noble works thou didst in their days, that we may discern and trust thy power in our own; through . . . → Read More: The Venerable Bede

Loose lips sink the
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fast food

French intellectuals have long been plagued by fears that foreign (for which read ‘American’) influences are radically and irrevocably reshaping the French language and culture.

Judging by growing French predilections for spending ‘le weekend par le mer’ where they munch on ‘les hotdogs et les hamburgers’, their fears are far from baseless.

Frankly, I . . . → Read More: Loose lips sink the
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Pentecostal Ember Days

Celtic Cross

The Unity of the Christian Church

¶ Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after Whitsunday are the traditional summer Ember Days.

O Lord Jesus Christ who didst say unto thine Apostles, Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: Regard not our sins, but the faith of thy Church, and grant . . . → Read More: Pentecostal Ember Days