Monthly Archives: December 2005

“Fo God mek de wol …”

GOOD BOOK: It has taken more than 25 years, but part of the Bible is now readable in Gullah, the creole language spoken by the descendants of slaves on islands off America’s southeastern coast. “Da Nyew Testament” went on sale … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis was a _____________?!

The very strong impression that comes through is one of “So, Lewis is this great Christian figure? Well, he smoked! and drank! and had sex! So there! Now what do you think of your hero, hmm?” The fact that some … Continue reading

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ORTHODIXIE: Anno Domini 2005

JANUARYLittle did I know, a year ago, that I’d serve a church within a short walk of Joel Osteen’s. Then there was the whole “Sponge Bob is Gay” & the debunking of the “Prophecies of St Nilus.” Of course, January … Continue reading

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Isn’t Tom Hanks Orthodox?

In any case, here’s a pic of him from the upcoming Pic that totally disses the Roman Catholic Church. Though Eastern Orthodoxy was hardly on Dan Brown’s radar screen, it should be on Tom’s. [Insert favorite Forrest Gump quote here.] … Continue reading

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An RC Movement & Pope’s Missive

[A]mong the new movements that have arisen in the Catholic Church, the Neocatechumenal Way is the one that goes the farthest in introducing innovations to the celebration of the Mass. In the Neocatechumenal Way, communion is taken while seated around … Continue reading

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The Face of Santa?

I received the following note from a reader: I caught this show on Christmas day. It was a very interesting history about his life and how his relics had traveled. Then using the relics they reconstructed his face using forensics. … Continue reading

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What Can Brown Do For You, Constantine?

This article notes that the movie based on Dan Brown’s book will open in theatres May 19th. I’m just twisted enough to look at the Church calendar. Let’s see … Yep! That’s the weekend we honour Saints Constantine & Helen … Continue reading

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