Monthly Archives: October 2013

Memento morieris (Remember you will Die)

So in case you forgot today is All Hallows Eve, a celebration that is in a sense the love child of the Frenchcelebration of All Souls day on November 2nd – the Irish “celebration” of remembering the damned – and the English celebration of the 5th of November (Guy Fawkes). [Do not fret, a video […]

And Evening with Edgar Allan Poe

For you Halloween pleasure: some excellent literature and a wonderful performance.

The Church Fathers & Facial Hair

Check this Article out on the updated site: http://www.thecatholicdormitory.com/2013/10/30/the-church-fathers-facial-hair/ (Since the writing of this article I have grown a luxurious mustache and burns) Alas, I am currently incapable of beard growth at this time in my life, but I assure you that the moment in which I can complete such a feat of manliness you all […]

There is a looking glass beyond the sea

There is a looking glass beyond the sea That shows her subject many secret things, The things that are, the things that yet may be, And memories from long forgotten springs. Go looking for this mirror if you dare; It’s hidden underneath a castle wall. Go look indeed at beauties, rich and fair. But don’t […]

Habemus Chill Pope

Thousands of Catholic families from around the world gathered at the Vatican over the weekend to celebrate the Year of Faith with Pope Francis. While representatives from more than 80 countries addressed the pope, a little boy walked onto the stage to say hello. Pope Francis was visibly amused when the child stayed on the […]

A Poetic Essay in a Style Distilled from the Collective Ideas of Shakespeare Pope Eliot Browning Barrett-Browning Keats and Dunne on the Aristotelian and Thomastic Concept of Being Applied (With Occasional Frivolousness) to a Number of Physical and Metaphysical Realities within the Sum of all Existence

“I do not think there is anyone who takes quite such a fierce pleasure in things being themselves as I do. The startling wetness of water excites and intoxicates me: the fieriness of fire, the steeliness of steel, the unutterable muddiness of mud. It is just the same with people…. When we call a man […]

The Midas Touch

What to remember from the video: Everything you do is for Christ. There is no grey area.  Things are either are wrong or right. Make sure you are with Christ, and you will be right. Know, love and serve God in all your thoughts, words, deeds and omissions.