Category Archives: Flannery O’Connor

Artists Who Changed My Life

I’m sure all artist types – be they brooding, tortured, or (like me) grouchy – have a few of these.  There are some artists whose work you don’t just admire or enjoy, but actually changed the way you view the … Continue reading

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Occasional Prose: Studying the Writing Process

Creativity is, like anything, a tool: a machine that needs regular maintenance and frequent use to remain functional.  Creative inspiration usually comes in fits and starts, and if you’re not careful it can run amuck and fly out of your … Continue reading

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Finding Flannery O’Connor

Like many who enter the Catholic Church in America, I went through a phase in my journey which was all EWTN all the time.  Whatever flaws there may be in the administration of EWTN at the present moment, they still … Continue reading

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The Mystery and Manners of Cinema

Film being the most incarnational of all the arts, it is therefore the most Sacramental. It involves both sight and hearing, as well as our intellect, our emotions, and even to a certain extent our will. Continue reading

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Flannery’s Feast Day

MARY FLANNERY O’CONNOR (25 March 1925 – 03 August 1964) Of old only the pagans celebrated birthdays.  Christians celebrated their true birthdays, the day of their death, the day a saint enters into the eternal Kingdom of God.  On this … Continue reading

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