Category Archives: 7 Quick Takes

(Just) 5 Quick Takes (Anniversaries, Councils, and Liam Neeson)

— 1 — The prayer of St. Ephrem the Syrian, Father and Doctor of the Church, recited on weekdays during the Great Fast: Lord and Master of my life, spare me form the spirit of indifference, despair, lust for power, … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes Friday (Czar Nicholas II, the Olympics, and Pulp Fiction)

— 1 — A beautiful rendition of the Great Litany of St. John Chrysostom in Ukrainian. — 2 — Saw The Wolf of Wall Street this week.  Well . . . it’s not the worst of the Best Picture nominees.  It’s far … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes Friday (How to have a good argument, and Celtic Saints)

— 1 — You’re playing with the big boys now, Cole.  Everyone’s favorite gay Catholic anarchist, Gabrielle Blanchard of the Mudblood Catholic, has added The Andalusian Peafowl to his blogroll, and mentioned your humble correspondent by name here.  For anyone who … Continue reading

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