Monthly Archives: August 2013

O Sweet Daughter of Jupiter

I was walking in a forest so deep where I could not even see the stars. I could hear animals howling as the wind picked up speed. Suddenly, I felt something touch me. I turned back and saw a woman. She was clothed in white. Her hair was so light a shade of blonde, it […]

On Borgoglio’s Choosing – Jacob T. Reilly

On Borgoglio’s Choosing – 3/13/13 – O seagulls, standing on this windy strand of land, do you know him who fed you by hand, or care, you modern birds, for this augered act of election? Let us hope for no more pacts with the world. Rise—you squadrons, wheeling fast, so jesuitical in your squealing—past your […]

The Festival and The Sacrifice: Part 1

If you have gone to Mass in the past forty years, the chances are excellent that you have encountered a Liturgy not up to a high standard of solemnity. Perhaps the priest spent five minutes making jokes. Maybe there was dancing, or puppets. Maybe there were simply a ridiculous number of children swarming the altar […]

If Rain Were To Turn Crystal – Jacob T. Reilly

    If Rain were to Turn Crystal If rain were to turn crystal in the air— When the dove coos, grey squirrels on the branches stare, And the sun overwhelms the vernal sky Precipitous with pregnant import—and cry Diamonds, like graupel, on the muddy ground, We would want To read them like some prophetic font— […]

The Miracle of Life, Love & Sacrifice

Today I was going to post an addition to Faith and Reason, and what fake or false faith is. Instead, I want to show you all this video, which really shows us that God is a loving God, that God is Love. The trials this man has been given can and are only overcome by […]

To Consecrate the World

Pope Francis will consecrate the world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at a Vatican ceremony on October 13 of this year, 2013. The “Marian Day” ceremony, organized by the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization, will be held on the anniversary of the final appearance of the Virgin Mary at Fatima. For the occasion, […]

A Whispered Call

A whispered call, no more, to serve my God Within the Sacred Body of His Son. Shall I in quiet cloister Glory nod, Or bless his flock whene’er the mass is done? Am I the hands to heal or knees to kneel, The tongue to tell or feet to follow fast, His triumph, majesty and […]